Cogeneration Systems Replacement

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The New Bedford Housing Authority invites sealed bids from Contractors for the Cogeneration System Replacement at the Tripp Towers elderly high-rise building located at 12 Ruth Street & the New Bedford Hotel elderly high-rise building located at 725 Pleasant Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by New Bedford Housing Authority.

Project reference number DHCD #205309

The Project consists of: Removal and Replacement of the existing cogeneration systems with new fully operational Cogeneration systems.

The work is estimated to cost $425,000.

Each General Bid shall be accompanied by:

  1. General Bid form
  2. 5% Bid Deposit
  3. DCAMM Update Statement
  4. Bidder’s Reference Form
  5. Certificate of Vote of Authorization
  6. Debarment Disclosure Form
  7. Non-Collusive Affidavit
  8. Tax Compliance Certification
  9. Certificate of Compliance Executive Order 11246
  10. Massachusetts Executive Order 481
  11. Certificate of Workmanship Compliance
  12. Certificate of Schedule of Compliance


No Bid of a General Bidder shall be withdrawn, after opening thereof, prior to thirty (30) days, Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays excluded, of the award of the general contract, without the consent of the New Bedford Housing Authority.

Once the Awarding Authority determines the low bidder, it will verify whether the Contractor is eligible by checking the Contractor’s most recent work as listed in the update statement.



General bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance (DCAMM) in the following category of work, HVAC, & must submit a current DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility & signed DCAMM Prime/General Contractor Update Statement.

General Bids due: 9/16/2021 until 2:00 PM.

General bids shall be accompanied by a 5% bid deposit of the greatest possible bid amount made payable to the New Bedford Housing Authority.



Bid packages can be picked up at The New Bedford Housing Authority, 128 Union Street 4th floor, New Bedford, MA 02740.  Bids should be mailed, or emailed to The New Bedford Housing Authority, 128 Union Street 4th floor, New Bedford, MA 02740. Please call the New Bedford Housing Authority Modernization Department for access instructions to the building at 508-997-4852.  If you would like to receive the IFB electronically, send your request via email to



Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44 A-J & to minimum wage rates established by M.G.L. c.l49 §§26 to 27H inclusive.



The contractor shall furnish to the Owner, with the first certified payroll report, documentation indicating that each employee has successfully completed 10 hours of an OSHA course in construction safety and health.  This course must be approved by the United States Occupational Health and Safety Administration.



The New Bedford Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive informalities in the bidding if it be in the public interest to do so.



PRE-BID CONFERENCE / SITE VISIT: 9/7/2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY : Please call the Modernization Dept. 508-997-4852 to schedule your appointment.

Contract Filesize: 24 KB
Contract ID#: DHCD #205309
Date Contract added: 09/01/21 12:00 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 09/16/21 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Awarded

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