Update JAN 2021 – HRS & RMD

Update JAN 2021 – HRS & RMD

“May you live in interesting times” is said to be an old Chinese curse.   As interesting as 2020 was, I suspect the coming years will also continue to be so. Many of the ecosystems that support life on earth are dangerously stressed and in decline. The Himalayan...
What is the Himalayan Rocket Stove?

What is the Himalayan Rocket Stove?

Clean efficient biomass combustion for Himalayan households (and beyond) What’s in a name? At Himalayan Rocket Stove, we use design that is known around the world as a “rocket stove”. There are both metallic and non-metallic versions of rocket stoves, in each case the...
Numbers and Energy

Numbers and Energy

For those who like numbers…   The Eco1 Rocket Stove we make has approx 1630 MJ of energy embedded (embodied) in the steel. Add a bit for the manufacturing and transportation we can round that up to about 1800MJ.   The expected lifespan is around 10 years, so we can...