Monthly archive for April 2015

“Performance Comparison of Charcoal Cookstoves for Haiti: Laboratory Testing with Water Boiling and Controlled Cooking Tests”. Lask et al., 2015. Energy Sustain. Dev.

Charcoal cooking accounts for a large portion of Haiti’s energy usage and leads to severe economic, health, and environmental hardships. Organizations are hoping that fuel-efficient […]

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“Simplified Model for Lighting Cone Design” Lask and Gadgil, LBNL report: LBNL-6965E

Some types of biomass stoves, such as charcoal stoves, tend to be difficult to light due to poor initial draft and sensitivity to ambient wind. […]

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