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Evaluations: Engineering Solutions: Reducing Smoke Inhalation in India’s Kitchens

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From September 2014 to October 2015, LWR partnered with undergraduate senior engineering students from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) to design improved ventilation for indoor, wood-burning stoves for communities in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states. A team of UCCS engineering students involved in this project developed a smoke exhaust system for stoves that had no ventilation using locally-procured and very low-cost materials.

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