Sustainability Around the World with Jorge Lopez

Jorge Lopez, Founder and current chairman of Eosis, Inc., joins Charlie Cichetti.  In addition, Jorge Received the LEED Fellow recognition from the US Green Building Council in 2016.  He spends his time between Austin, Texas which he calls home and Mexico where he is from. Eosis Inc. is an international Texas based leading independent consulting firm for energy modeling participating company in Austin Energy’s Integrated Modeling Incentive and LEED certification.  He is also fluent in Spanish and English.

Jorge Lopez – Traveling, Sharing and Learning

Jorge graduated of architecture at ITESO specializing in sustainable design and construction by the Universidad Iberoamericana.  He then graduated from the Architectural Association in London, receiving a Master degree in Housing and Urbanism. In 2014 Jorge participated in the program Leadership in Sustainability at the UBC in Vancouver. Although Jorge is based out of Austin, Texas he travels frequently to México and Latin America.

He has lectured and participated in forums in different cities, the US and Latin America, and teaches graduate courses at several universities such as UNAM, ITESO, Ibero and ITESM.

“I love traveling for this.” – Jorge Lopez

Sustainability Minded Leads To Success

A consultant from an architecture firm from New York City introduced Jorge to the sustainability concept.  He discovered that sustainability is a great way to give purpose to the design. Clients want sustainability and having the tool to design with sustainability is essential.

“Having this lever of energy modeling and letting the client know what the consequences of their decisions became a powerful tool.” – Jorge Lopez

Consequently, the architecture firm began to design LEED buildings.

Several Early Influencers and Achievements

Jorge has several mentors that he admires.  He also learns from those he dislikes yet they have great careers and are intelligent.   In addition, Jorge mentors others and believes it is very important for them to learn sustainability information.  

Greatest achievement….”is having my own firm and keeping it going.” – Jorge Lopez

Advice Jorge shares is the importance of the research from the World Green Building Council about the impact of green buildings.

To hear more of Jorge’s sustainability entrepreneurship story, download and listen to the episode!

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