Passive House Podcast Ep 41: José Sosa Rueda, Instituto Latinoamerica Passivhaus

Matthew interviews José Sosa, founder of the Panama Chapter of the Latin American Passivhaus Institute.

José Sosa trained as a structural architect in Panama City before attending New York City College to complete a Masters in Sustainability in the Urban Environment. Professionally, he’s worked in both Panama and New York, often on high-performance projects. As well as working as an architect, José has also supported other designers with the specification and supply of high performance windows, often for Passive House projects. José became a Certified Passive House Designer in 2018 and the following year he founded the Panama Chapter of the Latin American Passivhaus Institute. Passive House Podcast cohost Matthew Cutler-Welsh speaks with José about the role that Passive House can play in hot and humid climates, his efforts to build awareness and Passive House capacity in Latin America, and how important Passive House can be in urban settings.

Matthew and cohost Zack Semke discuss several upcoming events and happenings. Find links to more info about those here:

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