Research

Test Results of Cook Stove Performance

The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air is pleased to make available a new publication entitled "Test Results of Cook Stove Performance." This document was developed by Aprovecho Research Center under a grant from the Shell Foundation to provide technical support to household energy and health projects and to ensure that the projects’ designs represent the best available technical practices. Test Results of Cook Stove Performance represents a major step forward in developing an integrated approach to cook stove design. For the first time, a variety of stoves from across the world have been tested in a variety of ways and the results presented here for all to review.

Click HERE to view the Test Results of Cook Stove Performance document. This information will also be presented in a webinar on January 12. For more information on the webinar, please see the events page: http://www.pciaonline.org/events. To register for the webinar click here.

Please note -- due to file size the document may take a few moments to load on your computer.

To hear Dean Still and Nordica MacCarty from Aprovecho Research Center discuss the newly released guide, listen to the podcast on PCIA's media page.

Solid Fuel Household Cook Stoves: Characterization of Performance and Emissions

This report details the results of performance and pollutant emissions testing performed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 10 solid fuel household cookstoves, and 4 fuels. The report includes recommendations to improve the ability to replicate results between testing laboratories.

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