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Main Title Integrated Approach to the Characterization of Particle and Organic Emissions from Unvented Kerosene Space Heaters.
Author White, J. B. ; Leaderer, B. P. ; Boone, P. M. ;
CORP Author John B. Pierce Foundation Lab., New Haven, CT.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher Nov 88
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-R-813594; EPA/600/D-88/251;
Stock Number PB89-129456
Additional Subjects Heating equipment ; Kerosene ; Combustion products ; Houses ; Chemical analysis ; Bioassay ; Particles ; Tests ; Mathematical models ; Indoor air pollution ; Risk assessment ; Volatile organic compounds(VOC) ; Stationary sources ; Air pollution effects(Humans)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-129456 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/14/1989
Collation 12p
The paper reports the results from a three-phase study characterizing and modeling particle and organic emissions from unvented kerosene space heaters, a major source of indoor air contaminants. In Phase I, emissions from 12 heaters covering a range of design types and Btu ratings, were evaluated. Aerosol mass, size distribution, extractable mass, bioassay, and trace element content, as well as conventional gas (CO, NOx, etc.) measurements were made for all the heaters tested, while VOCs and semivolatiles measurements were made for a subsample of the heaters. In Phase II, a detailed characterization of particle and organic emissions for four heaters was performed. Two of the heaters subjected to the detailed chamber testing in Phase II were then used in Phase III, which consisted of a series of heater runs in the EPA test house in North Carolina. The test house experiments were designed to validate model predictions based on the chamber studies in Phase II.