05-10-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
Entouch Thermostat Installation Phase II

Discussion

This project is the second phase of an Energy Conservation project to replace stand-alone thermostats with centrally controlled thermostats and existing centrally-controlled thermostats at the end of their life cycle and facing imminent failure.  The estimated Return On Investment is 1.63 years based on a total project cost of $105,475.

Bids for the thermostats were solicited on Demand Star.  One vendor, Stromquist & Company, submitted a responsive proposal in the amount of $62,875.  Sensors will be purchased in the amount of $2,600 from Automation Components, Inc.

Estimated cost for Educational Technology components and connections is $4,000. 

Estimated cost of  labor by "in-house" construction personnel is $35,000 (cross-charged to Capital).

Estimated costs for permitting, inspection and administration is $1,000.  

School Board approval is required for purchase orders over $50,000. In order to expedite the work, approval is requested as a consent item without prior information.



Recommendation

Approve a total project budget for the Entouch Thermostat Installation Phase II project in the amount of $105,475.

Approve a bid for thermostats from Stromquist & Company, in the amount of $62,875.



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 5/10/2016

Authority for Action
F.S.1001.42

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Capital Projects

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
15/16$ 69,475.00Yes37695400079187400682000
15/16$ 36,000.00Yes37695400079187400686000

Contact
Dennis L. Bowers, PE, CEM, Manager, Energy/Resource Conservation, 321-633-1000, Ext. 461


Attachment:  RCM EnTouch Proliphix 200.pdf