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Eight Firms Chosen By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Energy, Technology

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Published on June 29, 2009 with No Comments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded contracts with a shared capacity of $650 million to eight contractors who will perform utility monitoring and control systems work in federal facilities throughout the continental U.S. and overseas. These contracts are for the procurement and installation of utility monitoring and control systems; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to include chiller/boiler systems installation and/or integration, supervisory control and data acquisition systems; and other automated control systems including fire alarm and life safety systems, chemical/biological/radiological contaminant detection/filtration/response, utilities (electric/gas/water/steam) metering; Electronic Security Systems; and security and/or force protection measures worldwide.

The USACE has contracted with eight service providers for energy and technology upgrades.

The USACE has contracted with eight service providers for energy and technology upgrades.

The total capacity of these contracts is $650 million, with shared capacity among eight contractors:

Ameresco, Inc., Framingham, MA

Honeywell Products, Inc., Austin, TX

Johnson Controls Building Automation, Huntsville, AL

Siemens Government Services, Inc., Reston, VA

TAC Americas, Carrollton, TX

Teng & Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL

Trane U.S. Inc., La Crosse, WI

Williams Electric Company, Inc., Fort Walton Beach, FL.

The multiple award task order indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity service contracts have a three-year base period and one optional two-year period for a total of five years. The Huntsville Center solicited this acquisition on a competitive basis.

“The Army Corps of Engineers is focused on continuous process improvement, and this program creates a standard procurement vehicle for boosting safety and comfort for employees and citizens, and reducing operating costs at facilities,” said Paul Orzeske, president of Honeywell Building Solutions of his company’s part in the project. “We have the technology, experience and footprint to help meet these goals.”

Honeywell also recently received similar contracts from the DOE and Army Corps of Engineers for programs that could provide nearly $6 billion of energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation improvements in government buildings combined.

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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