Rasmussen submitted the following comments to DOE (download PDF): Comments submitted by others may be viewed here.
On March 23, 2015, during a Public Meeting at DOE’s facility in Washington, D.C., Rett Rasmussen, President of Rasmussen Gas Logs & Grills, provided comments in opposition to the DOE’s Proposed Rulemaking against gas hearth products. Read Rett’s comments. Rett also provided a great deal of input during the day-long meeting. You may read […]
On February 9, 2015, the US Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that would abolish standing pilots on all indoor and outdoor Hearth Products five years from the date of final adoption of the Rule. Comments must be submitted to DOE by April 10, 2015. A […]
Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a pre-publication version of their Proposed Rulemaking for Hearth Product Standards. Here also is the email notice DOE sent out earlier today. Please note that the public meeting DOE scheduled is for March 4th, during the national trade show for the Hearth Patio & Barbecue Association. Yep, that’s […]
With the stroke of a pen, the US Department of Energy declared that (as of July 1, 2011), a gas log set must not consume more that 9000 BTU/hour to be termed "decorative". If it consumes more gas than that, it must meet efficiency ratings for which no testing methodogy exists. Watch this video where Rett Rasmussen illustrates the fallacy of 9000 BTU/Hour being "decorative."