Features and Advantages
- Has a very strong fire with minimal smoke.
- A response to the fuel crisis of the urban families.
- Inspired by the rocket stove developed by the Aprovecho Institute.
- Can be built from used tin cans and with simple hand tools in about two hours.
- Features a vertical feeder that will allow the chips to be tossed easy thus eliminating the attention required while cooking.
- Helps reduce deforestation.
The Mechanisms of the Buko Chips Stove
- The cool air is pre-heated thus burns easy.
- The vertical feeder allows the stove to use fuels of different shapes. Damp fuel may also be used.
- The clay-biomass mix serves as insulators. Materials such as rice hull, coco chips, sawdust, cocopeat, chopped twigs may also be used.
- Smoke and other pyrolized gases are burned in the burning chamber thus increasing efficiency and reducing emissions.
- The heat contact to the cooking vessel
For inquiries, contact :
Jed Guinto c/o Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM)
56 Mother Ignacia St. corner Scout Lazcano St. , Quezon City
Tel: (02) 372 4991, 0922 -8869831