Test result
Controlled cooking test (CCT)
Stove and fuel
Stove description
Improved cookstove (natural draft)
Stove characteristics
Non-traditional, Household, Rocket
Fuel type
Wood
Fuel description
Sun-dried hardwood of Acacia species used. Two additional experiments were carried out for each stove using a combination of wood, pigeon pea crop residues, and cattle dung in a 2:1:1 ratio to reflect mixed fuels in their every day usage.
Fuel moisture content
not available
Fuel net calorific value
not available
Test information
Test details
Mean BC value of 224 ± 66 μg m−3, reduced BC concentration by 33% compared to baseline stoves.
Testing organization
University of California, San Diego
Reporting type
Third party
Country
India
Year performed
2012
Test environment
Field
Altitude
not available
Number of replicate tests
20
Test result IWA tiers of performance
Show subtiers
unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Performance metrics