Winter Ready? Prepare while there’s still time!
How quickly time flies and we’re back into Winter Ready mode again. But what does being Winter Ready actually mean that mean?
If in doubt here’s a short checklist:
Is Your Workplace Winter Ready?
Yes, it’s that time of year again when winter weather threatens havoc to our well-maintained facilities. With the EPA predicting the impacts of global warming to include more intense storms and rainfall events we need more than ever to be Winter Ready!
Acacia Enabling Positive Experiences World FM Day 2017
This year’s World FM Day, 17th May, marks the 9th year of World FM Day, a Global Facilities Management initiative.
Acacia – Investing in Education with UCD
We are in our 5th year of sponsoring “The Acacia Prize”, an award for the top student in the People at Work education module as part of UCD’s B. Comm. degree in the School of Business.
Acacia & Fingal County Council support North County Dublin Communities
Acacia strengthens relationship with Fingal County Council in the management of a second, recently opened state of the art Community Centre facility in Balbriggan, North County Dublin.
ISO standard in development for Facilities Management
Acacia welcome the progress towards the development of international standards for Facilities Management.
UCD – The Acacia Prize 2016
We are in our fourth year sponsoring an award, called “The Acacia Prize” for the top student in the People at Work module as part of UCD’s B. Comm. degree in the School of Business.
Operational Readiness Strategy
Where an organisation is undertaking a large change to the physical environment an Operational Readiness Strategy and Team should be put in place.
Salesforce Best Large Workplace in Ireland
Salesforce was recently ranked No. 1 on the list of the Best Large Workplaces in Ireland
BIM adoption in the UK
BIM brings together all of the information about every component of a building, in one place. It makes it possible for any speciality to access that information for any purpose
Understanding Passive Fire Protection
The Association for Specialist Fire Protection in Ireland (ASFPI) is recently organised a forum at the Facilities Ireland Exhibition.
New Code for SME on leasing commercial premises
The SCSI have recently launched a new code “The Business Leasing Code for Landlords and Tenants”
IDA Value Proposition for Ireland
The IDA have refreshed their Value Proposition to emphasise the fundamental factors that attract investment to Ireland
International Property Measurement Standards
In November 2014 the International Property Measurement Standards were published, providing universal guidelines for the measurement of office buildings.
Fire Safety Management
Eyre Massy, Technical Services Director from Acacia Facilities Management recently presented at ASFP Ireland Fire Compartmentation Seminar at the FM Ireland 2015 event.
UCD – The Acacia Prize
We are in our second year sponsoring an award, called “The Acacia Prize” for the top student in the People at Work module as part of UCD’s Bachelor’s Degree in the School of Business.
Are Open Plan Offices a Good Idea?
Before you take the leap in redesigning your own workspace or copy the successful trend setters’ office layout it’s important to consider the unique requirements of your organisation. Will the changes achieve the desired outcomes?
NEBOSH Best Candidate Award
Acacia would like to congratulate Kevin Marley on his success at the NEBOSH Annual Graduation & Awards Ceremony.
Acacia Win Best Business Practice Award 2013
Acacia Facilities Management are delighted to celebrate their win at the ‘Fingal Business Excellence & Corporate Responsibility Awards 2013
Acacia Short Listed for 3 More Awards
Acacia Facilities Management are short listed in 3 categories of the Fingal Business Excellence & Corporate Responsibility Awards 2013
Acacia Win Prestigious Award for the Third Consecutive Year
Acacia Facilities Management are delighted to have once again received a prestigious National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) Award for excellence in occupational health and safety.
The Sunday Business Post – A Special Report on Facilities Management
Facilities Management: Irish firm grows on the back of expert service. Acacia Facilities Management is a home-grown success story.
A New Way of Working
Can flexible office space utilisation inspire progress and collaboration in your organisation?
Licencing Required For Security Systems Installers by October 2012
David O’Brien, Acacia’s Managing Director, has welcomed the licensing of contractors stating that “it is another step towards ensuring that only fully competent suppliers are operating in the market”
Soft Landings Framework
Soft Landings is a framework that can be used for new builds or refurbishment projects. It brings together designers, builders, end users and the Facilities Management professionals who are responsible for operating the building.
Acacia receives National Irish Safety Organisation Award 2011
Acacia receives prestigious National Irish Safety Organisation Award 2011
Chairman of IPFMA Facilities Sub Committee recommends CPD
David O’Brien recommends IPFMA CPD on New Water Management Guidelines in Ireland
Acacia is delighted to announce that we have been successful in winning the tender for the provision of facilities’ services for The Irish Times headquarters building in Dublin. Acacia will provide all facilities and building related services for The Irish Times over the next four years.
Acacia’s Managing Director, David O’Brien, was a speaker at the IPFMA’s conference on Facilities Management that was held in the beautiful surroundings of the Royal College of Physicians in Kildare Street.
Integrated Management System
Acacia’s management systems are now combined into an Integrated Management System to encompass our Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management. This integrated approach has produced a set of policies, procedures and processes in one complete and cohesive framework.
World FM Day
World FM Day is the 24th June this year. World FM Day is a Global FM initiative which seeks to celebrate the importance of the FM profession.
Best in class Facilities Solutions
Acacia prides itself on having in place best in class facilities solutions for our clients today.
Microsoft Case Study
Microsoft completes case study on Acacia Finance System.
David O’Brien has been appointed Chairman
David O’Brien has been appointed Chairman of the newly formed Facilities Management Subcommittee of the Irish Property and Facilities Management Association.