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Measuring the value of a stove

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Measuring the value of a stove
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Bill Stewart
Abstract
Fuel conserving stoves can potentially save a much greater value of fuel over their lifetime than the original cost of the stove. In these cases they are usually promoted as a sound financial investment. The simplest method of analysis is to multiply the assumed percentage savings by the original yearly fuel expenditure and the assumed lifetime to calculate the 'value' of the stove. For a stove that is assumed to save 20% of an original yearly fuel cost of $30 for three years the value of the stove would be 20% × $30/yr × 3yr = $18...
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Technologies
010 Stoves
Project design
013 Financing
Location: continent
Asia
Location: asian countries
Sri Lanka
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