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2012-05-30 10:05:46

The smoke rising from a cookstove fills the air with the tantalizing aroma of dinner — and a cloud of pollutants and particles that threaten both health and the environment. How families in developing countries use their cookstoves has a big effect on emissions from those stoves, and laboratory emission tests don't accurately reflect real-world operations, according to a study by University of Illinois researchers. Biomass-burning cookstoves are used throughout the developing world,...

2012-04-04 20:48:25

The first real-world, head-to-head comparison of "improved cookstoves" (ICs) and traditional mud stoves has found that some ICs may at times emit more of the worrisome "black carbon," or soot, particles that are linked to serious health and environmental concerns than traditional mud stoves or open-cook fires. The report, which raises concerns about the leading hope as a clean cooking technology in the developing world, appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science &Technology....

2012-01-23 11:48:00

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- True Green Energy Group announced today that it has successfully tested the material recycling facility, shedder and pelletizing machine. TGEG system will reduce landfill waste while generating green energy. The process of turning garbage into electricity is done in several stages. First, waste materials that are combustible, such as paper, plastic, food, wood, and agricultural materials, are dried and shredded....

2012-01-17 20:45:00

Amica Insurance reminds everyone to use space heaters, pellet and woodstoves and other alternative heating sources safely. Make sure your heating source is properly installed and ventilated to prevent fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. And if you´re using a woodstove or fireplace to heat your home, make sure your chimney has been cleaned and inspected for cracks and creosote buildup. Never leave fires or portable heaters unattended. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Many people...

2012-01-17 12:37:08

Wood-burning stoves are a popular source of heating in many countries. However in recent years there has been much debate about the potential negative health effects associated with wood smoke. A Norwegian researcher has studied the influence of combustion conditions on the emissions and their health effects. Wood-burning is controversial in many countries, including the USA and Canada. Some groups wish to ban wood-burning whereas others are trying to convince opponents that clean-burning...

2012-01-13 09:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ANNEC GREEN REFRACTORIES CORPORATION (OTCBB: ANNC), one of leading refractory enterprises in China, today announced that it was the recipient of Scientific Achievements and Government Grants in 2011. Zhengzhou Annec Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Zhengzhou Annec"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, received government grants in 2011 which amounted to RMB1.16 million. Of the total amount, RMB300,000 was appropriated as project...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

RedCore has added a new electric fireplace stove to its popular line of space heaters this season. Leading the wave in new infrared technology is the Redcore 15602 S-2 infrared electric fireplace stove heater, which is the first stove heater to offer energy-efficient radiant heat. Itâs a great portable unit that gives customers a green heating solution with a ton of personality. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 RedCore has added a new electric fireplace stove to its...

2011-11-11 14:23:26

NIH-funded study shows 30 percent decline in severe cases Cooking stoves with chimneys can lower exposure to indoor wood smoke and reduce the rate of severe pneumonia by 30 percent in children less than 18 months of age, according to a new air pollution study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The study in the Nov. 10 issue of The Lancet showed that rates of severe childhood pneumonia were significantly...

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2011-11-11 05:54:44

Two new studies led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers spotlight the human health effects of exposure to smoke from open fires and dirty cookstoves, the primary source of cooking and heating for 43 percent, or some 3 billion members, of the world´s population. Women and young children in poverty are particularly vulnerable. In the first study, the researchers found a dramatic one-third reduction in severe pneumonia diagnoses among children in homes with smoke-reducing...

2011-11-07 19:45:00

Rising heating costs have many homeowners scrambling for ways to save money this winter, including seeking alternative ways to heat their homes. Amica Insurance reminds everyone to have their heating systems inspected, cleaned and repaired if necessary â“ and take extra care when using fireplaces, wood stoves and generators. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 * Second in a weekly series. Rising heating costs have many homeowners scrambling for ways to save money this...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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