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The Electric EcoFogao
Dan Mastbergen, Dr. Bryan Willson, Sachin Joshi, Colorado State University January 2006

Integrated Patsari Stove Monitoring Program
Omar Masera, GIRA, Cynthia Armendariz CIECO January 2006

High Volume Production of Clean Cook Stoves for Honduras
Bryan Willson and Peter Letvin, Colorado State University Global Innovation Center for Energy, Environment and Health January 2006

Stove Emissions Testing Planned By the USEPA

Jim Jetter USA EPA

Presented to the ETHOS 2006 Conference, Seattle, January 2006

Field Validation of the UCB Particle Monitor

Zohir Chowdhury*1,2, Eduardo Castro*3, Jessica Higashiyama*1,2,

The Adventures of ARACHNE: emissions from real cooking fires in Central America (800 kB pdf)

Tami C. Bond, Christoph Roden, Benjamin Barnes

How to characterize emission factors?
Tami Bond, Bond Research Group, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign February 2006

How to characterize emission factors? Short story:

- For traditional stoves, we have some, they vary a lot, and we don't always know why they vary. It's probably a combination of wood, moisture, and practice, and who knows what else.

Ceramic stove components - chemical bonding of clays
Crispin Pemberton-Pigott, New Dawn Engineering, Swaziland April 2006

The Guatemala Stove Project
Tom Clarke

The Guatemala Stove Project (GSP) is a small group of North American volunteers that began working in response to a request for help from CEDEC, an indigenous non-profit group working in Guatemala's Altiplano (Western Highlands). CEDEC had identified the need for masonry cookstoves in the communities they serve, but residents lacked the human and material resources to build such stoves for themselves. The Guatemala Stove Project has been born out of this need.

Since those first six stoves in 1999, the GSP has expanded rapidly, building 25 stoves in 2000, 1995 in 2001, 535 in 2002. In the spring of 2003 the thousandth stove was built and now we have built over 3000 stoves.

Tom Clarke or Ali Ross
Guatemala Stove Project
RR# 4, Perth, Ontario,
Canada K7H 3C6
http://www.guatemalastoveproject.org/

Trees Water and People Project in Haiti
Jeremy Foster, Aprovecho Research Institute, April 2006

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