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Portable equipment to measure pollution from wood burning stoves

December 19th, 2010 by Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Wood-burning stoves are enjoying a surge in popularity. But burning biomass releases fine dust particles that are hazardous to health. Consequently, new legal limits for particulate emissions from such stoves were introduced in Germany last March. Researchers have now developed a measuring device that determines precise levels of dust emissions. For some years now, consumers […]