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25/06/2020
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Z43 Goes Carbon Dioxide-Free

As part of our effort to help create a sustainable and healthier future, energy at Z43 is now 100% renewable, which will lead to a reduction in CO2 emissions of more than 60,000 m3 per year – corresponding to about twenty times the CO2 footprint of the average Swiss.

For the past 20 years, we have produced the heating energy for the Z43 headquarters in Zurich – home to the IT’IS Foundation, Schmid & Partner Engineering AG, and ZMT Zurich MedTech AG – as well as supplied adjacent residential buildings with more than 79 apartments with natural gas. Our labs, on the other hand, were cooled via a small heat pump powered by electricity. Though gas is “cleaner” than oil or coal, we strongly felt that it was time to switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources of power in order to run our work lives more sustainably.

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So we finally got rid of the gas burners in our basement and invested heavily in a new energy system. The newly installed 500 kW heat pump now heats and cools the various buildings by exchanging heat with the groundwater stream that runs 30 m below our premises. In addition, because our labs and servers produce more heating energy than we can use during the summer, we replaced the warm-water panels on the roof with photovoltaic cells to generate our electric power. We also took care to only subscribe to companies that exclusively generate electricity by hydro, wind, and solar power. This complements our internal policy that Z43 staff should only commute by car to work in exceptional circumstances (e.g., it was appropriate to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic).

We are proud that we have started to generate our own energy and have become largely CO2-free at Z43.

Curious how it looks? Check out our CO2-free energy production by clicking on the leaf:

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The leaf can also be found in the header of any of our webpages: IT’IS Foundation, SPEAG, ZMT, and Zurich43.

Z43 – Think Renewable!

SIMULATION

13/08/2013

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SEMCAD X v14.8.4 Update Release

The SEMCAD X Team is pleased to announce the release of SEMCAD X v14.8.4, an update of SEMCAD X Aletsch v14.8.

 
MEASUREMENT

08/07/2013

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DAKS – Dielectric Measurements Have Never Been So Easy

SPEAG is delighted to announce the release of its latest innovation: a low-cost, portable, and easy-to-use Dielectric Assessment Kit System (DAKS) covering the frequency range between 200 MHz – 14 GHz.

 
MEASUREMENT

01/06/2013

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ANSI/AAMI PC69 (2007) Implant EMC Dipoles (450 – 3000 MHz)

A set of new dipoles has been developed for electromagnetic compatibility testing of active implantable medical devices according to ANSI/AAMI PC69-2007.

 
CORPORATE

31/05/2013

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Successful SPEAG workshops in Taipei, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai

Continuing a tradition of spring roadshows, Auden and SPEAG have just completed a series of successful hardware & software workshops in Taipei, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai.

 
CORPORATE

12/04/2013

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Successful Finalization of the SEAWIND Project

Three years after its start, the SEAWIND project was successfully finalized.

 
MEASUREMENT

11/04/2013

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DASY52.8.6 and SEMCAD X V14.6.9 Software Release

SPEAG is pleased to announce the release of DASY52.8.6 (1115) and SEMCAD-X V14.6.9 (7117). 

 
SIMULATION

02/04/2013

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SEMCAD X v14.8.3 Update Release

The SEMCAD X Team is pleased to announce the release of SEMCAD X v14.8.3, an update of SEMCAD X Aletsch v14.8.

 
MEASUREMENT

28/03/2013

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New DAK Movie

Release of a brief training video with tips on how to increase the precision of dielectric measurements.

 
MEASUREMENT

14/03/2013

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TDS (Time Domain Sensor) Release*

We are pleased to announce the release of our TDS Standalone systems. TDS Standalone is the first product of our growing TDS product range to employ SPEAG’s novel active optical sensor technology for E- and H-field measurements in the frequency range from 10 MHz – 6 GHz.

*available in the US and Canada after final certification in accordance with the regulations of the US FDA, CDRH, CFR 21, Section I, subchapter J, part 1002 to 1040.11 (expected in May 2013).

 
MEASUREMENT

04/03/2013

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Solid Spacer V2

We are pleased to announce the release of the optimized spacers SPACERS V2 for our CTIA hand phantoms SHO X.

 

 
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