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2010-09-23 08:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- E+Co, a US-based investor in small and growing clean energy enterprises in developing countries, and investee Toyola Energy Ltd. in Ghana, were onstage at the Clinton Global Initiative's Sixth Annual Meeting on Tuesday, jointly committing to a three-year program to sell at least 140,000 energy efficient cook stoves and 10,000 solar products over a three-year period. Christine Eibs Singer, E+Co Co-Founder and CEO, and Suraj Wahab O, Co-Founder...

2009-12-24 16:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the third Winter Spare the Air Alert of the season for Friday, December 25, 2009, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs or any other solid fuel, both indoors and outdoors. Stagnant weather conditions and wood smoke from the 1.4 million fireplaces and woodstoves in the Bay Area, will bring the region into the "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" category of the U.S. EPA's Air Quality Index....

2009-12-22 14:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents to sign up for air alerts this week in the event of possible Winter Spare the Air Alerts during the holidays. Weather conditions later this week indicate that the Bay Area may experience light winds and cool dry air that stays near the ground. These weather conditions trap smoke from regional fireplaces around our homes and neighborhoods causing unhealthy breathing conditions for all...

2009-12-08 16:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the 2nd Winter Spare the Air Alert of the season for Wednesday, December 9, 2009, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs or any other solid fuel, both indoors and outdoors. "Cold temperatures and light winds will create a blanket of unhealthy air pollution over the Bay Area," said Jack Broadbent, executive officer of the Air District. "Children, the elderly and those with heart and lung...

2009-11-25 16:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the season's first Winter Spare the Air Alert for Thursday, November 26, 2009 which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs or any other solid fuel, both indoors and outdoors. "Cold, still weather will contribute to unhealthy air quality tomorrow," said Jack Broadbent, executive officer of the Air District. "We're asking Bay Area residents to respect the health of their neighbors and fellow...

2009-10-30 06:50:00

EL FASHER, Sudan and BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Berkeley, California-based Darfur Stoves Project (DSP), in partnership with Oxfam America and the Sudanese organization, Sustainable Action Group (SAG), has launched an assembly facility for fuel-efficient stoves in El Fasher, the capital of the Darfur region. The assembly facility is the last stop on a global technology solution supply chain that starts with testing and design in the Lawrence Berkeley National...

2009-10-29 16:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to protect public health, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District will open the Winter Spare the Air season on Sunday, November 1, and begin enforcing a regulation that restricts wood burning in the Bay Area through February 28, 2010. Wood smoke is the largest source of wintertime air pollution in the Bay Area. Certain weather conditions in the wintertime cause the air to remain still. When these conditions occur, the Bay Area Air...

2009-09-28 20:07:51

Mexican researchers found replacing open indoor fires with vented stoves improved lung health in people living under such conditions. Study researcher Horacio Riojas-Rodriguez of the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica says the benefit was on par to a pack-a-day smoker kicking the habit. The study, published in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, analyzed the first year of data for an ongoing project that looks at the impact of replacing traditional fires with a Patsari...

2009-09-23 08:07:32

Women in Central Mexico who used a vented stove instead of the traditional indoor open fire, experienced improved respiratory health on par with a pack-a-day smoker kicking the habit, according to a recent study. The study, which analyzed the first year of data in an ongoing project examining the impact of the use of vented stoves over traditional indoor open fires, was reported in the October 1 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American...

2009-08-27 16:26:21

The Consumer Products Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Frigidaire and Kenmore Elite Smoothtop electric ranges due to a fire hazard. The heating elements on the stove can spontaneously operate without being turned on or fail to turn off after being switched off, the commission said in a statement. About 200,000 stoves were built by Frigidaire, a division of Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Augusta, Ga., and sold nationwide at Sears and other stores between June 2001 and...


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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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