An experienced Atlanta investor, James “Jim” Shaw received an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of business administration from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to real estate and private equity investments, Jim Shaw of Atlanta focuses in investments in the areas of green and alternative energy.
For homeowners who want to lower their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint, clean energy options abound. A cheaper, less cumbersome option to solar roof panels, photovoltaic roof tiles, or solar shingles, are easy to install and blend in with traditional roof tiles.
Homeowners with sufficient space might consider clean wind energy, which uses small wind turbines to power their homes. A solar water heater can heat a reserve of water that is suppled to showers or radiators, providing heat that does not rely on gas or electricity. Likewise, solar air conditioning uses sun-heated water to power a home’s air-conditioning system.