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GSA Pbs Recovery


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1st presentation from Sustainability Council

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GSA Pbs Recovery

  1. 1. “ We can help get people back to work.” ~Tony Costa, Acting Commissioner Building the Recovery August 2009 U. S. G E N E R A L S E R V I C E S A D M I N I S T R A T I O N
  2. 2. <ul><li>US General Services Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Today’s Panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Buildings Service (PBS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kendra Turner, Director of Industry Relations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Janise Nichols, Industry Relations Manager for Design and Construction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raheem Cash, Director, Environment Division </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stephanie L. Price, National Account Manager </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>G S A ’ S P U B L I C B U I L D I N G S S E R V I C E (P B S) </li></ul><ul><li>Landlord for civilian Federal government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio of 354 million square feet of space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House over 1,000,000 tenants from 400 federal agencies, bureaus and commissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8,603 owned and leased assets (480 historic properties) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 LEED certified properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FY ’08 revenue—$8.23 B </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$881.2 M in project starts in FY ‘08 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>THE AMERICAN RECOVERY & REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (ARRA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating and saving jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviving the renewable energy industry and increasing domestic renewable energy capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investing in infrastructure with long-term economic benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stabilizing state and local government budgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assisting those most impacted by the recession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing unprecedented levels of transparency, oversight and accountability </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>GSA’s Role in the Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Acquisition Service: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 million for fuel efficient vehicles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public Buildings Service: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$5.55 billion for building projects </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Other Provisions of the Act </li></ul><ul><li>$5 billion shall be obligated by September 30, 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Give preference to activities that can be started and completed expeditiously. (Goal of 50% of funds obligated within 120 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide the maximum number of practicable opportunities for small businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>“… because everybody has to be possessed with a sense of urgency about putting people back to work.” ~President Barack Obama </li></ul>
  8. 8. Project Selection Criteria Two Overarching Criteria Ability of the project to put people Transforming Federal buildings back to work quickly into high-performance green buildings. Security of the People, 1942 Construction, 1938 Seymour Fogel Chaim Gross
  9. 9. <ul><li>GSA’s Project Plan (released March 27, 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of projects funded in four categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Construction (Federal Buildings, Courthouses and Land Ports of Entry) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Performance Green Buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full and partial building modernizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited scope projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small projects </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Janise Nichols </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Relations Manager for Design and Construction </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>New Construction of Federal Buildings, Courthouses, and Land Port of Entry’s (LPOEs) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Six courthouses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seven border stations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One office building </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DHS consolidation (site, infrastructure, and development of St. Elizabeth’s campus) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>High Performance Green Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Expenditures That Meet the HPGB Requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces energy, water, and material resource use </li></ul><ul><li>Improves indoor environmental quality </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces negative impacts on the environment throughout the life- cycle of the building </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the use of environmentally preferable products </li></ul><ul><li>Increases reuse and recycling opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates systems in the building </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces the environmental/energy impacts of transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Considers indoor and outdoor effects of the building on human health and the environment </li></ul>
  13. 13. High Performance Green Buildings (HPGB)
  14. 14. <ul><li>HPGB Full and Partial Building Modernizations </li></ul><ul><li>Full Modernization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves the replacement of multiple building systems (e.g. HVAC, electrical, plumbing, elevators, roof, windows), and often requires demolition down to the building shell and relocation of tenants. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Partial Modernization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves the replacement of a one or more major systems, but the building remains mostly intact, and may or may not require the relocation of tenants. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>New Construction and Modernization Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Projects Already Underway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Phase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project is already awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Design Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Design is already awarded </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on project delivery method, construction may already be awarded (e.g. design/build) </li></ul><ul><li>New Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full and Open Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GSA will determine delivery method. Most likely methods are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design/Build </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Limited-Scope, HPGB Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-commissioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replacing flat roofs with integrated photo-voltaic panels bonded to the membrane or planted “green” roofs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installing intelligent lighting systems that provide daylight and provide controls for occupants to adjust for ambient light versus task light. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installing more efficient motors to reduce energy and extend the life of the mechanical equipment; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Converting parking structure lighting to LED (light-emitting diode) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retrofitting or replacing less efficient windows </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Almost 200 HPGB limited-scope projects are on the list </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Limited-Scope, HPGB Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Potential Procurement Methods Procurement methodology determined by scope of individual project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full and Open Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New or existing Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple Award Schedules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New or existing Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New single award </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full and open competition after exclusion of sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small business set asides </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>How Suppliers Can Get Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Understand How and What Agencies Buy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each Government agency has a unique mission, and acquires goods and services in a way that fits their requirements (ie: GSA’s P-100) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow the money - use available (free) government websites to understand agency buying habits and to find current or interested service providers (, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize Industry/Vendor Outreach Divisions and agency websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each agency has an Office of Small Business Utilization that helps both small and large businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GSA Schedules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule 56 - Buildings and Building Materials/ Industrial Services and Supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Schedules – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 51 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Recovery Update (as of August 6, 2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GSA has obligated $1,127,042,517 of Recovery Funds, e xceeding our August 1st commitment of $1 billion in Recovery Act obligations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less than ten weeks after submitting our spending plan to Congress, we awarded over 120 projects in all 11 regions with work underway in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Where To Go For More Information [email_address] 1-866-PBSVEND (coming soon)
  21. 21. <ul><li>Raheem Cash </li></ul><ul><li>Director, PBS Environment Division </li></ul>