The Office of Sustainability is developing 10 case studies highlighting costs and strategies to electrify existing single-family homes. Through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), we are seeking the following services:
- Electrification consulting: The consultant will conduct site visits at 10 homes in San Mateo County, discuss decarbonization goals with each homeowner, coordinate with three contractor teams to get estimates, analyze the costs of electrifying each home, and write up 10 case studies. Compensation: $20,000
- Home project quotes (3 contractor teams): Each contractor team will provide pricing for electrifying the equipment at 10 homes, as directed by the electrification consultant. Equipment pricing will include energy efficiency; heat pump water heating, space heating, and clothes drying; induction cooking; solar; battery backup; and electric vehicle charging. The contractor team will also provide insights about considerations that impacted the pricing. Compensation: $10,000 for each contractor team
Tentative Schedule of Events
|Release Request for Qualifications||March 23, 2021
|Deadline for Questions Submitted to County (email to firstname.lastname@example.org with title: “RFQ Questions”)||April 5, 2021
|Release Responses to Questions||April 8, 2021
|Deadline for RFQ Response (email to email@example.com with title: “RFQ Submission”)||April 16, 2021 @ 5pm
|Review of Responses||April 19 - 23, 2021
|Contracting with selected parties||April 26 - 29, 2021 (1)|
1 Dates are subject to change
The RFQ document is here.
The Questions & Answers document is here.