Cooking Pollution

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Brett Singer, Staff Scientist and Principal Investigator in the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, talks about indoor air pollution caused by cooking.


Brett Singer

Comments [6]

A /tissue/, from a box kept well away from any toilet, would be a more sanitary choice than a piece of /toilet paper/ for the test suggested by the guest.

Jul. 25 2013 01:59 PM

Another theme of the Ubells that is especially relevant for the kitchen: Monitor the relative humidity level with a hygrometer.

Jul. 25 2013 01:57 PM
Capper from NYC

How about when you want to clean the oven at high temperatures?

Jul. 25 2013 01:56 PM
JFreely from NYC

Is the smell from striking a match bad for you?

Jul. 25 2013 01:54 PM

Re: Range hoods: Make sure they actually vent to the outside!

The Gurus of How-To (Ubells) said that some were never installed properly and therefore do not actually vent to the outside.

Jul. 25 2013 01:54 PM
Capper from NYC

How bad can the air be when re-glazing a tub? If chips there could be lead in the bath water, if glazing then it's the air from the process.

What to do.

Jul. 25 2013 01:47 PM

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