JED new building in Schlieren is built with zirkulit


Schlieren/Kloten ZH/Zug – Swiss Prime Site is constructing the new building on the JED site in Schlieren according to the principles of the circular economy. Used the first circular concrete, zirkulit. The novel building material was developed by Eberhard Unternehmungen in Kloten.

The new building on the JED site in Schlierem is being constructed by the developer Swiss Prime Site in accordance with the principles of sustainability. According to a media release, the concrete is used circulit. This first circular concrete has been developed by Eberhard Unternehmungen. It is now manufactured by Zirkulit AG, which was founded in Kloten in 2021.

Thanks to a special formulation, zirkulit outperforms all previously known types of concrete in terms of sustainability. Circular concrete combines resource conservation with a minimal carbon footprint for the first time and can be used throughout the home, the release says. With the installation of 8300 cubic meters of zirkulit concrete in the new JED building, a total of over 10,000 tons of primary resources were saved and 83 tons of CO2 were bound in the material, the statement continues. The use of concrete reaffirmed the transformation to a circular economy.

JED (Join.Explore.Dare) is the site of the former NZZ printing plant. Swiss Prime Site has already converted existing buildings there, which are used by the anchor tenants Halter and Zühlke. The new building will add office and laboratory space to the site on five floors with a rentable area of 14,000 square meters. ce/gba