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VA Direct Access Program - Schneider Electric Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s

VA Direct Access Program - Schneider Electric Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1’s

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020 Time: By confirmed appointment only (20-minute meetings held between 9:00am – 3:00pm ET) Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco Webex* Deadline to register for consideration*: 12:00 PM ET, Friday, September 25, 2020

Note: 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 and click \"submit\" to begin the meeting consideration process. Schneider Electric is the sole decision-maker regarding firms selected to meet with its representatives. Selected firms will participate in a virtual

1-on-1 meeting which entails a video and audio interaction with Schneider Electric representatives. Company Opportunities Schneider Electric seeks small businesses to prime and subcontract to clients for the following Business Sectors, Capabilities, Agencies, Contract Vehicles, Socio-economic classifications and NAICS codes as outlined below.

Business Sectors

· Schools

· State & Local/Higher Education

· Municipalities

· Civil Government

· Military Installations

· Defense, Security & Justice

· Federal Health

· Commercial & Industrial

Applicable NAICS

NAICS Description

213112 Support activities for Oil and Gas operations

236115 New single-family housing construction (except for-sale builders)

236116 New multifamily housing construction (except for-sale builders)

236210 Industrial Building Construction

236220 Commercial and Institutional building construction

237110 Water and sewer line and related structures construction

237120 Oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction

237130 Power and communication line and related structures construction

237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction

237990 Other heavy and Civil Engineering construction

238120 Structural Steel and Precast concrete Contractors

238210 Electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors

238910 Site Preparation Contractors

238990 All other specialty trade contractors

424710 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals

541330 Engineering Services

541512 Computer systems design services

541519 Other computer related services

541620 Environmental Consulting services

541712 Research and Development in the physical, engineering, life sciences (except biotech)

561210 Facilities Support services

562910 Remediation Services


The following trades are of interest to Schneider Electric:

· Mechanical

· Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)

· Plumbing

· Electrical

· Building Envelope

· Commissioning

· Advanced Metering Systems

· Lighting

· Solar PV

· BAS/Controls

· Water and Waste Water

· Renewable Energy and Resiliency

· Cyber Security


· Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

· U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

· United States Army

· Dept. of Health Human Services (HHS)

· General Services Administration (GSA)

· Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

· Department of Transportation (DOT)

· Small Business Administration (SBA)

· Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

· Defense Security Service (DSS)

· U.S. Department of Education

· U.S. Department of Energy

· United States Air Force

· United States Navy

Contract Vehicles

· DOE IDIQ – Generation 2

· DOE IDIQ – Generation 3


Desired Federal Socio-Economic Classifications

· Veteran- Owned Small Business (VOSB)

· Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

· Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)

· HUBZone Small Business (HUBZone SB)

· Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

· Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

· Minority Institutions (MIs)

Desired State & Local/Higher Education Socio-Economic Classifications:

· SBE - Small Business Enterprise

· DBE - Disadvantage Business Enterprise

· SDBE - Small Disadvantage Business Enterprise

· MBE - Minority Business Enterprise

· WBE - Women Business Enterprise

· MWBE - Minority - Woman Business Enterprise

· GLBT - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender

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’s Energy and Sustainability Services - 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 your 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 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 its clients more than $2.5 billion.

Schneider Electric Performance Contracting

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)

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.


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