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Event Detail

Schneider Electric Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s

 
 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
 Direct Access Program (DAP)
 and
 Schneider Electric 

Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s

Subcontracting Opportunities on Federal Energy Performance Contracting Projects

 

 

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm ET, by confirmed appointment only
Location: Virtual session powered by Cisco Webex videoconference
Deadline to register for consideration: 12:00 PM, Friday, June 3, 2022 or at capacity. Whichever comes first.


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

 

REGISTRATION NOTE:

  • You must have a DS Logon or ID.me account to enter the Vet Biz portal to begin the registration process.
  • Completing registration does not guarantee a 1-on-1 session with Schneider Electric.
  • Selection and appointment scheduling are at the sole discretion of Schneider Electric.
  • Firms who are not selected will receive communications from Schneider Electric.
  • Your registration is only for consideration to be selected by Schneider Electric for a limited number of 20-minute virtual meetings. 
  • You must fully complete your profile, upload your capability statement, and click “Submit” to begin the meeting consideration process. 
  • Schneider Electric is the sole decision-maker regarding companies that are selected to meet with its representatives.
  • The Virtual 1-on-1 event is a follow-up to the May 5th Business Opportunity Session. Background information, including the session recording and slide presentation may be found at: https://vetbiz.va.gov/events/event-detail/?id=fddd2298-b99f-ec11-b3fe-001dd80173f6

 

Selected firms will participate in a virtual 1-on-1 meeting which will entail a video and audio interaction with Schneider Electric representatives. If your company is selected by Schneider Electric for an appointment, you will receive additional correspondence from the Hosts and the Direct Access Program no later than Monday, June 13th.

 

Schneider Electric, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will conduct virtual scheduled 1-on-1 meetings.


Company Opportunities 

The Schneider Electric Energy Performance Contracting Team seeks to establish relationships with small businesses with a proven track record in Federal project subcontracting experience. Please review all details prior to registering for the event.


 Business Sectors
Schneider Electric targets small businesses associated with the following business sectors for this opportunity.

  • Schools, State and Local/Higher Education
  • Municipalities, Civil Government
  • Military Installations
  • Defense, Security and Justice
  • Federal Health
  • Waste/Wastewater
     

Applicable NAICS
 Schneider Electric targets companies that specialize in operations related to the following NAICS codes: 

NAICS    Description

236210    Industrial Building Construction

236220    Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

238210    Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors

238220    Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors

238990    All Other Specialty Trade Contractors

541330    Engineering and Services

562910    Remediation Services


Capabilities

Schneider Electric is interested in small businesses with the following capabilities:

  • BAS/Controls
  • Building Envelope
  • Commissioning
  • Electrical
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Lighting
  • Mechanical and Plumbing
  • Solar, Renewable Energy, and Resiliency
  • Water and Wastewater

 

Agencies
Schneider Electric targets companies who have past performance or current operations with the following Federal agencies:

  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • United States Army
  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Defense Security Service (DSS)
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy
  • United States Air Force


Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications
Schneider Electric encourages companies with the following federal socioeconomic classifications to register for consideration.

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • HUBZone Small Business (HUBZone)
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
  • Small Business (SB)
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)


About Schneider Electric

 

At Schneider Electric, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment. We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software, and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure, and Industries. We make process and energy safe and reliable, efficient, and sustainable, open, and connected. We are a people company. We privilege partners and partnership in everything we do.


Company Profile: Schneider Electric Energy Performance Contracting

What is energy performance contracting?

Energy performance contracting is an innovative funding method in which an energy service company (ESCO) partners with clients to take on a long-term project that tackles maintenance backlogs and facility improvements with energy efficient solutions, using the energy savings generated to pay for the larger project scope.


Once an ESCO performs an energy audit, they make recommendations on where and how to improve operational and energy efficiency. The projected energy savings are guaranteed by the ESCO for the length of the project and the funds can be applied to further infrastructure updates, implementing state-of-the-art technology, and enriching the lives of those who live, work, learn, and play in the community.

 

Schneider Electric is an ESCO committed to helping schools, universities, military installations, and municipalities reach big ambitions through energy savings performance contracts (ESPC).

 

These types of projects offer many long-term benefits such as improved facility efficiency, occupant comfort, sustainability, financial management and environmental protection. Over the past 26 years, Schneider Electric has successfully implemented more than 750 ESPC projects across the nation, saving clients more than $2.5 billion.


Three phases of an ESPC
Development – Schneider Electric partners with subject matter experts for design and engineering of projects

 

Implementation – Schneider Electric seeks trusted subcontracting partners to install the recommended energy conservation measures (ECMs) associated with the ESPC

 

Performance – Schneider Electric seeks subcontracting partners for long-term OMR&R (operations, maintenance, repair, and replacement) of installed systems and equipment for the life of the performance period. (upwards of 20+ years)

 

For more information, please contact the Direct Access Program Planning Support Team at directaccess@va.gov or 202 461 4694.

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