Ground Source Heat Pumps (Supply)

This framework agreement provides a source of supply for ground source heat pumps and operates in conjunction with the framework agreement for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems.

The lot structure is as follows:

Lot 1 – Ground Source Heat Pumps up to 14kw
Lot 2 – Ground Source Heat Pumps over 14kw


Call Off Mechanism

There are 2 call off routes under the Framework, these are:


Direct Selection:

This is a simple mechanism that allows you to select the Contractors on the relevant lot without having to undertake a separate tender based on the framework rates to determine the most economically advantageous offer for your requirements, subject to capability/capacity assessment. This method is most suitable for works that are similar to that described in the overall framework at tender.


Mini Competition:

Where all Eligible contractors capable of carrying out the work from the relevant lot are invited to tender. The ITT will set out the criteria to be used to determine the most economically advantageous tender detailing the questions, scoring mechanism, weighting and timescale. Once the Contractors have priced the works and submitted the required answers to the quality question, EN can analyse the submissions and produce an award recommendation report for the Client to review/accept.


Apprentice Requirements
Framework contractors are required to offer a minimum of 1 full time training opportunities per £1m project value spent through the framework.