The impact of air pollution on our health and environment is so important that it is considered the second biggest environmental concern after climate change. Today, EU citizens rightfully expect legislators to tackle this problem with the most efficient
Biomass combustion can happen at different scales. While the basic principle is the same, technologies vary considerably depending on the size of the installation, from a wood stove commonly found in households to industrial-size boilers supplying hundreds of MW of electricity and/or heat to hundreds of thousands of citizens. This paper focuses on the most challenging part: individual appliances found in households and how to effectively tackle the emissions from these type of appliances.