Dearstyne HVAC Renovations- Advertisement for Bids & Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products

Sealed proposals will be received by NC State University. Attention David Hammock, until 2:00 pm on February 14, 2018 in Conference Room 301, Administrative Services III Building 2701 Sullivan Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695 and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment for the construction of the Dearstyne HVAC Renovations.

North Carolina State University
Dearstyne HVAC Renovations
SCO# 16-15659-01
NC State# 201611034

The Dearstyne Avian, Dearstyne Isolation, and Dearstyne Entomology facilities (Dearstyne Complex) at NC State consist of 15,772 GSF and includes a combination of labs, isolation spaces, and offices for the Department of Poultry Science.  The single-story buildings are currently served by an HVAC system consisting of hot water boilers, air-cooled chillers, and multiple Air Handling Units.  The Dearstyne Complex HVAC renovation project will include new air handlers, building wide HVAC controls upgrade, modifications to penthouse mechanical spaces, and miscellaneous mechanical equipment/component replacements to meet the conditions required by space utilization, as well as associated abatement.

Bids will be received for single prime bid contracts.  All Proposals will be lump sum.

The following General Contractors have been pre-qualified to bid this job:

  1. ACH Constructors, Durham, NC
  2. Bolton Construction Services, Raleigh, NC
  3. Comfort Systems USA, South Boston, VA
  4. Hockaday Mechanical Corporation, Garner, NC
  5. Mid-Atlantic Infrastructure Systems, Inc., Winston-Salem, NC

Bid documents are available for examination in the plan rooms:

  1. iSQFT; handles Associated General Contractors plan room.
  2. The local North Carolina offices of Dodge Data and Analytics;
  3. The Eastern Regional Offices of CMD Group in Norcross, GA;
  4. The offices of the Designer: McKim & Creed
  5. The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development, Inc. (NCIMED) Plan and Resource Center at 114 W. Parrish St., 6th Floor, Durham, NC; 919-956-8889 or 919-287-3036
  6. The Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) in Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Raleigh Areas – 877-227-1680;

Complete plans and specifications for this project in electronic format can be obtained from McKim & Creed during normal office hours after January 15, 2018. Email requests for the electronic documents may be sent to

Full printed copies may be obtained by those qualified as prime bidders, upon deposit of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) in cash or certified check with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice to The full plan deposit will be returned to those bidders provided all documents are returned in BOUND, good, usable condition within ten (10) days after the bid date.

Partial or full printed copies of the project documents may be purchased from Accent Imaging Inc., 8121 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh, NC  27607. Phone number for ordering is 919-782-3332.

Pre-Bid Meeting

A Pre-bid meeting and site visit will be held for all interested bidders on two occasions:

January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Conference Room 301 of Administrative Services III Building 2701 Sullivan Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695.  ATTENDANCE AT THE PRE-BID MEETING IS MANDATORY. The meeting will address project specific questions and provide an opportunity for bidders to assess the project’s existing conditions.

Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products.

An open public meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on January 23, 2018 in Conference Room 301 of Administrative Services III Building at 2701 Sullivan Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695.  The meeting is to identify preferred brand alternates and their performance standards pertinent to this project.

In accordance with GS133-3, Section 64. (C) and State Construction Office procedures the following preferred brand items are being considered as Alternates by the owner for this project:

Controls, steam humidifier

David Hammock, PE
North Carolina State University
Capital Project Management

Download complete project information here: Dearstyne HVAC Renovations