When is Non-Core Mission Critical?

If the first time you notice something is when it stops working, does that mean it’s core or non-core? Some parts of the running of your organisation will probably be invisible to you until they affect you personally. This is probably because your facility manager...

Procurement Services: the place of sustainability in procurement

What is it? According to Eco Vadis Sustainable procurement is ‘the implementation and integration of an organisation’s corporate social responsibility policies into the procurement process’ (ecovadis.com.) Although sustainability is often associated with environmental...

Evolution: ISO 41001:2018 Standard for Facility Management

A common misconception of facility management is that it is largely concerned with replacing light bulbs and general maintenance. While maintenance is relevant, facility management has evolved beyond areas like that. Today, it has more in common with User Experience...

Why have workers been more productive working remotely?

Working from home is working. The surprise development of mass remote working has been that there has been an increase in productivity for some workers. A survey carried out by CPL (2020) surveyed over 1,000 remote workers across Ireland and of those surveyed, 89%...

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Facility management supports core business activities. However, the contribution it makes can go unnoticed.
Checkout our new blog to learn more about the supports that #FM provides to business

https://acacia.ie/when-is-non-core-mission-critical/

#FacilitiesMgmt #business

Good ventilation is key to reducing the spread of #COVID19 in the workplace 🪟

However - desk or ceiling fans can give a false sense of security; they may recirculate rather than remove virus droplets🧬

#WorkSafely with appropriate natural or mechanical ventilation 🍃

Energy efficiency is part of being a sustainable business. Knowing which areas need improvement is essential to maintaining efficiency

#energyefficiency #FacilitiesMgmt #technologytrends

https://www.disruptive-technologies.com/blog/3-ways-to-increase-energy-efficiency-in-your-buildings

The pandemic has focused attention on air quality and providing cleaner air regardless of the location. Which type of air filtration system is right for you?

#ventilation #FacilitiesMgmt #AirQuality

Interesting to read that the top 5 trends in #FacilitiesMgmt are technology based. #Technology in facility management is the #future

https://www.disruptive-technologies.com/blog/top-5-trends-in-facilities-management-2021

Sustainability is key for business, however it is ever evolving. What are the big trends in sustainability that organisations need to know?

https://www.fastcompany.com/90654991/these-are-the-5-biggest-trends-in-sustainability-according-to-al-gores-investment-firm

#Sustainability #future #FacilitiesMgmt

Returning to the office whether one day a week or every day, employees need reassurance that their workplace is safe. So how do you reassure them that it's covid secure?

#FM #FacilitiesMgmt #healthandsafety

As a result of the pandemic employers need to rethink employee wellbeing. Integrating nature into a workspace with a combination of indoor plants and green spaces will help adapt the workplace for returning workers.

#FacilitiesMgmt #green #plants

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