PM emissions from old and Modern Biomass Combustion Systems and their Health effects

J. Kelz, T. Brunner, I. Obernberger, P. Jalava & M.-R. Hirvonen
In this paper the results of a project focusing on the determination as well as chemical and toxicological characterisation of PM emissions from the most relevant biomass based residential heating systems performed at the BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH are presented. Seven modern state-of-the-art as well as old technology boilers and stoves have been investigated within test stand measurement campaigns. Whole day operation cycles simulating real life operation conditions were therefore simulated. Gaseous as well as particulate...