Galeton Area School District is requesting proposals pertaining to an energy savings and facilities improvement program from interested qualified energy services companies (ESCOs).  The proposal is designed to identify a qualified company to implement capital improvements to reduce energy and operational costs in facilities and infrastructure such that annual cost savings are applied to annual payments for improvements.  The project scope shall conform to the Act 57 of 1998, 61 Pa. C.S. §3751-3757 (ACT 57) as amended under Act 77 of 2004, Act 39 of 2010 and Act 163 of 2016.

Upon complete evaluation of the submitted proposals, the District will select what it determines to be the most qualified provider.  This request in no manner obligates the District to the eventual purchase of any products or services described, implied, or which may be proposed, until confirmed by written and signed agreement, and may be terminated by the District without penalty or obligation at any time prior to the signing of an Agreement or Purchase Order.  The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

Three (3) copies of the proposal, as well as an electronic copy, are required and shall be contained in a sealed package and clearly marked with the firm name, labeled “Energy Performance Contracting Services RFP” and addressed to: Mrs. Penny L. Crowell
Business Manager/Board Secretary Galeton Area School District
27 Bridge Street
Galeton, PA 16922
814-435-6571 ext 232

Proposals must be received no later than November 4, 2022 by 1:00 PM.  The District is not liable for any cost incurred by any person or firm responding to the RFP. Questions prior to the submittal of the RFP are to be directed to:
Mr. Gary Ruef, Maintenance Director. 814-435-6571 ext 144 or cell 814-519-3230, gruef@gasd.net, Galeton Area School District, 27 Bridge Street, Galeton, PA  16922.  Mrs. Crowell, Mr. Ruef and Dr. Clyde Pierce, Superintendent, are the only contacts for this project.  Contacting other administrators, School Board Members, or staff members as part of this process is not acceptable and is grounds for potential elimination from consideration.  All questions must be submitted in writing/email and answers will be distributed in writing to all participating ESCOs.