Request for Proposals – Energy Benchmarking Data Analysis

Dexter Horton Building

The City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to conduct analysis on building energy performance data as collected per the energy benchmarking and reporting requirement for commercial and multifamily buildings 20,000 square feet and greater. The cost for consulting services is estimated to be up to $70,000, but the actual contract amount will be negotiated after a firm has been selected and the scope of work finalized. The project is planned to be completed by February 28, 2015.

To select the consultant, the proposals will be evaluated, and a short-list of the most qualified firms selected by a Consultant Evaluation Committee. The short-listed consultants may be invited to interview.

A copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) can be found on the City’s Consulting website. RFP responses must be received by 1:00 p.m. (PDT), October 6, 2014. RFP contains full explanation of what a complete response entails. The City reserves the right to reject all proposals.

Procurement Schedule

Schedule of Events Date/Time
Solicitation Release 9/22/2014
Deadline for Questions 9/25/2014 (responses by 10/1)
RFP Response Deadline 10/6/2014, 1:00 PM
RFP Interviews (If warranted) Start October 9, 2014
Anticipated Announcement of Successful Proposer(s) October 15, 2014
Anticipated Negotiation Schedule Starts October 20, 2014
Contract Execution October 31, 2014

Questions regarding the RFP or the selection process should be directed in writing to:

Rebecca Baker, Energy Benchmarking Program Manager
City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability & Environment
700 5th Avenue, Suite 1868
PO Box 94729
Seattle, WA 98124-4729
Telephone: 206-615-1171
FAX: 206-684-3013
rebecca.baker@Seattle.gov