Charcoal gas stove

By Vuthisa Background This blog post aims to provide the reader with some background on charcoal stove usage as well as charcoal burn characteristics.  Vuthisa developed a unique charcoal stove, able to extract and burn harmful Carbon Monoxide gases inherent to all types of charcoal. We discovered that charcoal use by households is not a … Continue reading Charcoal gas stove

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Is it better to burn wood or charcoal?

By Kobus Venter Is it better to burn wood or charcoal? Half the World's population of nearly six billion people prepare their food and heat their homes with coal and the traditional biomass fuels of dung, crop residues, wood and charcoal  (Inheriting the world: The atlas of children's health and the environment, by Bruce Gordon, … Continue reading Is it better to burn wood or charcoal?

Air conditioners and the environment: Tips to improve indoor air quality

By Vuthisa My blog hopes to alert people's attention to indoor air pollution in the developing world - but what about the developed world? In the next couple of weeks I plan to post some more articles related to indoor air pollution in developed economies. Since most of us like to control our micro environments … Continue reading Air conditioners and the environment: Tips to improve indoor air quality