Latest Stove Stories

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...

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...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

StoveTeam International Founder Nancy Hughes will use winnings to continue opening sustainable fuel-efficient stove factories in developing countries to reduce risks associated with open cooking fires. Eugene, Ore. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Eugene resident Nancy Sanford Hughes received international recognition today as a Purpose Prize® Award recipient. The $100,000 award will benefit StoveTeam International, the nonprofit organization she founded in 2007. StoveTeam International solves...

2011-10-26 11:00:00

Approximately 3 Billion People Rely on Polluting, Solid Biomass to Fuel Cooking Needs, According to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 The birth of the planetâs 7 billionth person this month is a milestone that underscores the life-saving mission of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. About 3 billion people rely on coal or solid biomass such as wood, dung or charcoal to cook their food each day, and the Alliance is working to...

Latest Stove Reference Libraries

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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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.