(a) In addition to the multi-year authority described in FAR 17.101, GSA is authorized to enter into contracts for periods not to exceed–
(1) Five years for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of fixed building equipment in federally owned buildings ( 40 U.S.C. 581(c)(6)); or
(2) Ten years for public utility services ( 40 U.S.C. 501(b)(1)(B)).
(b) Contracting officers may award contracts under the authority of paragraph (a)(1) or paragraph (a)(2) of this section without a cancellation clause.