Community Center HVAC System Upgrades – Caroline Street

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The NEW BEDFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from Contractors for the Community Center HVAC System Upgrades – Caroline Street in in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by MACRITCHIE ENGINEERING INC.

The Project consists of but not limited to:

Replacement of existing Air-handling units located within attic spaces and associated condensing units on grade. Also included is replacement of existing Rooftop unit and demolition of existing associated condensing unit. Air Balancing of systems is also required. Installation of new RTU stand. Replacement of existing roof. This is a HUD Project, Contractors will be required to adhere to the Davis Bacon wage rate requirements.

The work is estimated to cost $225,000.00.

All bidding Requests for Information (RFIs) shall be submitted online by 10/16/2023 at 12:00PM EDT for general bids.

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

THIS PROJECT IS BEING ELECTRONICALLY BID AND HARD COPY BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder. All Bids shall be submitted online at and received no later than the date and time specified.

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

Contractor Update Statement.

General Bids will be received until 02 November 2023 on 12:00PM EDT and publicly opened online, forthwith.

Filed Sub-bids for the trades listed below will be received until 26 October 2023 on 12:00PM EDT and publicly opened online, forthwith.

Filed sub-bidders must be DCAMM certified for the trades listed below and bidders must include a current DCAMM Sub-Bidder Certificate of Eligibility and a signed DCAMM Sub-Bidder’s Update Statement.


Roofing and Flashing

General bids and sub-bids shall be accompanied by a bid deposit that is not less than five (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount (including all alternates), and made payable to the NEW BEDFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY. Note: A bid deposit is not required for Projects advertised under $50,000.

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for review at (may be viewed and downloaded electronically at no cost).


Date and Time: 10/12/2023 at 10:00AM EDT

Address: 26 Caroline Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

Instructions: Meet at the front doors of the community center.

The hard copy Contract Documents may be seen at:

Nashoba Blue Inc. 433 Main Street Hudson, MA 01749 978-568-1167

New Bedford Housing Authority

128 Union Street

New Bedford, MA 02740

Contract Filesize: 108 KB
Contract ID#: NBHA-007-2023
Date Contract added: 10/04/23 8:30 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 11/02/23 12:00 PM
Contract Status: Awarded

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The New Bedford Housing Authority cannot track vendors, bidders, or proposers who download an IFB or RFP therefore all bidders, vendors and proposers who download an IFB or RFP are responsible for checking the website periodically for any addenda to the IFB or RFP issued by the New Bedford Housing Authority. Addendums could be issued up to 48 hours before the bid closing.

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Received Bids

Awarded To

Araujo Bros Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 224 Nyes Lane, Acushnet, MA. 02743 $309,750.