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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.

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2009-10-30 06:50:00

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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.

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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