Posted by Earth Stove on May 26, 2014Announcement, Collaborative, Design, Stove, Style, Workshop
The Collaborative Wooden Stove Design Workshop to be held Nov. 4 – 7, 2014 is a gathering of stove professionals to examine, take a look at, and talk about innovative wooden stove types.  The Workshop will be held at Brookhaven Countrywide Laboratory in New York and will entail fingers-on stove testing, every day review of examination data, and a series of shows by members and other specialists.
Apps will be accepted beginning June 2 for advanced stoves to test at the event.  Stoves should have some type of automation that significantly minimizes operator mistake, use of unseasoned wooden, and/or commence-up emissions.  To use, stove designers must agree to share examination info received for the duration of the Workshop with other members and permit contributors to inspect their technology to find out how it operates.
The Workshop is created for contributors to share their knowledge, learn from each and every other, and explore superior stove styles that might help substantially lessen particulate emissions and fulfill potential stringent emission specifications set by the EPA.  The Workshop will also be establishing an substitute take a look at approach for automatic stoves, as authorized under the present NSPS.
The four finalist stoves will be analyzed in a dilution tunnel employing the creating ASTM twine wooden check strategy. Screening will be carried out by Brookhaven workers, Ben Myren of Myren Consulting, and other folks.  Every single participant will vote on the successful stoves.  The first prize winner gets $ 1,000.
Participants:  Because of to space restrictions, there is only space for 30 participants.  We are searching for professionals from the stove sector, the global cookstove group, universities and government businesses as properly as inventors.  Fascinated persons may possibly implement as of June 2.
Stoves:  Stoves should consist of revolutionary, automatic attributes that pre-empt the operator from managing air consumption, or some other technological innovation that can considerably improve true entire world efficiency by lowering odds of misuse or extended smoldering.  Mitigating the influence of employing unseasoned wooden is also crucial.
Logistics:  The Workshop will be held at the Brookhaven Nationwide Lab in Upton, New York, 1.5 hrs east of New York Metropolis on Prolonged Island.  There will be a $ 250 payment per participant to go over administrative and other expenses.  Lodging will be offered in a regional lodge and contributors must go over their very own travel, lodging and meals.
Qualifications: The Collaborative Stove Style Workshop is the 2nd phase of the Wood Stove Design and style Challenge, pursuing previous year’s Wooden Stove Decathlonon the National Shopping mall in DC.  As opposed to the Decathlon, this Workshop will not be formally judged or open to the general public. Relatively, it will be a more collaborative event with some of the country’s prime stove experts.  It is partially modeled after an once-a-year “Stove Camp” hosted by Aprovecho Investigation Middle in Oregon, which utilizes an interdisciplinary method to planning stoves that are frequently not patented, but open up-sourced so that any person can create them and boost on them.  The Workshop is getting sponsored by the Alliance for Green Heat and Brookhaven National Lab.
Arranging Committee (as of Might twenty):
1.     John Ackerly, Alliance for Environmentally friendly Warmth
2.     Ellen Burkhard, NYSERDA
three.     Tom Butcher, Brookhaven National Lab
4.     Ben Myren, Myren Consulting, Inc.
5.     Dean Nevertheless, Aprovecho Study Heart
six.     Rebecca Trojanowski, Brookhaven Nationwide Lab
The stove and applicant application will be posted by June two on our website and website and a month-to-month summary in our publication.  For concerns or recommendations, remember to make contact with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.