Solar panels http://waer.org en Wanted: 40 Homes and Businesses to Solarize Syracuse http://waer.org/post/wanted-40-homes-and-businesses-solarize-syracuse <div>Syracuse and some nearby town residents of Dewitt, Manlius and Onondaga have the opportunity to grab some buying power for solar panel installations at their homes or businesses. &nbsp;The new initiative '<a href="http://solarizesyracuse.org">Solarize</a><a href="http://solarizesyracuse.org"> Syracuse</a>'&nbsp;is looking for 40 participants to get the panels installed now through September 30th. Jessica Azulay says a local company will handle the installations.</div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:48:10 +0000 John Smith 21750 at http://waer.org Wanted: 40 Homes and Businesses to Solarize Syracuse Calling Attention to Climate Change for Earth Day http://waer.org/post/calling-attention-climate-change-earth-day <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Central New Yorkers might see some new billboards and other messages next week urging people to think of the consequences of climate change and to do something about it. &nbsp; Local organization Greening USA is launching an advocacy campaign on Earth Day to raise awareness about the impact of climate change. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:12 +0000 Scott Willis & Ashley Siu 17083 at http://waer.org Calling Attention to Climate Change for Earth Day Solar Panels Will Generate Heat and Hot Water at Some S.U. Apartments http://waer.org/post/solar-panels-will-generate-heat-and-hot-water-some-su-apartments <P>Dozens of Syracuse University students living on south campus starting this fall will be getting their heat and hot water from the sun.&nbsp; S-U has installed solar thermal panels on 20 buildings, which will serve 160 apartments.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>WAER's Max Brady talked with S-U Sustainability&nbsp;Division Project Analyst and&nbsp;Public Relations Coordinator Brooke Wears.</P> <P>Wears says the panels will work when it’s cloudy, or snowy, and they're angled so the snow won't collect on them.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;More information on the project is at <A href="http://sustainabil Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:55:25 +0000 Scott Willis & Max Brady 5521 at http://waer.org Solar Panels Will Generate Heat and Hot Water at Some S.U. Apartments