Source: DOE | Release | August 16, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for Nuclear Containment Ventilation Systems and Components Evaluation and Qualification Testing Program for the Department of Energy (DOE).

The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is currently planning for a potential upcoming procurement to perform independent evaluation and testing of nuclear air ventilation systems, equipment, and High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters for use in DOE’s nuclear facilities in order to advance high-hazard containment ventilation systems.

This RFI/Sources Sought is being issued to solicit input via capability statements from qualified universities, small businesses, or large businesses, with the specialized capabilities necessary to meet all or part of the major elements of scope. DOE is seeking feedback from contractors and other interested parties regarding options for innovative approaches for the performance of the major elements of scope as well as insight into potential contracting alternatives. Key market research goals include identifying and minimizing barriers to competition, evaluating small business capabilities, identifying risks, and identifying appropriate solicitation/contract terms and conditions.

This RFI/Sources Sought is for market research purposes only and no proposals are being sought. The announcement is posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website at: and on FedConnect at

Additional information will be released as the acquisition planning process continues.