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2011-05-17 04:20:00

PORTLAND, Tenn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Homeowners concerned about high energy bills have put energy conservation home improvements at the top of their must-do list this year. They are looking for green living upgrades that save money without sacrificing space or style. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110517/NY02008 ) Because heating costs are typically one of the highest and most variable home expenses, homeowners are considering energy-efficient zone heating...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Roberts will serve as "Global Ambassador" for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and discuss cookstoves with Secretary of State Clinton in her "Extraordinary Moms" special airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network Saturday, May 7 from 8"“9:30 p.m. (EDT/PDT) Washington (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves today announced that Academy Award winning actor Julia Roberts will serve as Global Ambassador, helping to bring attention to one of the most urgent health...

2011-05-04 00:00:27

May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is raising awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. This year's campaign challenges people across the country to evaluate the electrical safety of their own homes. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is raising awareness about potential home...

2011-04-19 11:06:00

ELMIRA, Canada, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elmira Stove Works' Northstar(TM) kitchen appliances awake the senses with its fresh spring colors from Robin's Egg Blue to Flamingo Pink. More specifically, Elmira, manufacturer of "circa-1850" and retro 1950s appliances, offers custom-color match to reflect personal tastes and styles if its standard color palette does not suit the space. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/CL85758 ) No design trend is fresher today than...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Sometimes known as a wood boiler sometimes referred to as a wood furnace it has all been laid out in plain english by BioEnergyWoodBoilers.com Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Bioenergywoodboilers.com was started by a corporation who felt that there was too little information regarding wood boilers and wood furnaces. These items are even referred to as outdoor wood stoves. Getting the name right is half the battle. There are a number of wood boilers or wood furnaces on the market so...

2011-02-23 19:01:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry in Nigeria. Clean cookstoves are the most viable solution to Indoor Air Pollution (IAP), the toxic smoke that claims one life every 16 seconds in the developing world. The partners aim to deliver two million improved...

2011-02-06 08:37:39

With millions of people warding off winter's chill with blazing fireplaces and wood-burning stoves, scientists are raising red flags about the potential health effects of the smoke released from burning wood. Their study, published in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') journal, Chemical Research in Toxicology, found that the invisible particles inhaled into the lungs from wood smoke may have several adverse health effects. It is among 39 peer-reviewed scientific journals published by ACS,...

2011-01-04 00:00:40

Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and application of health & safety monitoring services and technology, has announced a partnership with Stove Guard International LTD of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an innovator in stove fire prevention systems. Terms of the partnership enable Sengistix to provide Stove Guard to customers within its operating states. Minneapolis (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and...

2010-12-25 00:01:26

Cooking shouldn't kill, but for many women and families around the world it does New York, NY (Vocus) December 23, 2010 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves - a partnership of governments, non-profit organizations, United Nations agencies, and the private sector working together to create a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions - appeared on The Martha Stewart Show (12/22) to inform Stewart's vast audience about the dangers posed by exposure to smoke...

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2010-12-13 13:29:45

For some years now, consumers have been making increasing use of wood as a fuel "“ and not only on account of the rising cost of heating oil and natural gas. "Comfort fireplaces" have become all the rage because open fires, tiled and wood-burning stoves give a room a snug and cozy feel. But using wood for heating has one distinct disadvantage. When pellets, logs or briquettes are burnt, fine dust particles that are hazardous to health are released into the atmosphere. These particles...


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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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