Source Characterization of Outdoor Wood Furnaces

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Source Characterization of Outdoor Wood Furnaces

Postby Wilberforce » Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:37 am

Source Characterization of Outdoor Wood Furnaces (two PDF files)
http://www.nescaum.org/documents/source ... d-furnaces

"The cyclic nature of OWB operations does not allow for complete combustion and creates an
environment conducive to increased toxic and particulate emissions... EPA test methods for OWBs
may under-represent real-world emissions by a factor of four... PM “damper open” emissions
varied by an order of magnitude, ranging from 24 to 265 grams per hour for the same OWB..."
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