University of Bonn, Household and Appliance Technology Section
Qualify and quantify environmental effects coming from the use of technical devices in households. Identify sustainable technological solutions for daily household work. Identify and disseminate "best practices" and train the correct use of devices in households.
Climate/Environment, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D, Lab or Field Testing
Other Organizational Expertise
Energy respectively water efficiency of domestic appliances (washing machines, dishwashers, refrigerators, ovens and stoves). Energy respectively water efficiency of household processes (manual laundering, manual dishwashing, drying and canning/ botteling of food) with reference to consumer behaviour. Assessment of environmental impact of household activities in terms of health, air quality, water quality and climate.
Technologies & Fuels
Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal
Other Technologies Fuels
Clean Cooking Activities
Dissemination of best practice tips cooking: http://he.ifhe.org/857.html Development of best practices in air quality
Qualitative and quantitative analysis of emissions from biomass combustion in laboratory and field tests. Determination of uncertainty in field tests. Development of simplified methods to assess cookstove performance under real-life conditions. Besides quantitative determination of PM and CO emissions, qualitative analysis of emissions by gas chromatography and mass spektrometry can be provided.
Regions Operating In
Europe and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
Institute for Agricultural Engineering - Household and Appliance Technology Section - University of Bonn
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Rainer Stamminger
Title: Prof. Dr.
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