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Comments submitted to DOE on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:
By Rasmussen
By others

Transcript of DOE Public Meeting 3/23/15

Rasmussen statement submitted at DOE’s Public Meeting on 3/23/15

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) published 2/9/15 (50 pages)

—  Technical Support Document (TSD) for 2/9/15 NOPR (526 pages)

Comments Submitted to DOE on “Proposed Determination of Hearth Products as Covered Consumer Products”:
By Rasmussen
By HPBA
By AHRI
All other Comments in docket

12/31/13 DOE “Proposed Determination of Hearth Products as Covered Consumer Products”  EERE-2013-BT-DET-0057-0001

HR 6578 Legislation

Wall Street Journal Article, October 23, 2012

Final Rule (preliminary) of November, 2011

DOE Proposed Rule of July 22, 2011  PDF

Docket for Proposed Rule of July 22, 2011

DOE Final Rule of April 16, 2010 PDF

DOE FAQs from April 16, 2011 (which excluded gas logs from the Final Rule of April 16, 2010)  PDF

Notice of Extension of Deadline for Public Comments for Proposed Rule  PDF

DOE Slide Show from Public Meeting of September 1, 2011  PDF

Comments by Rett Rasmussen, September 1, 2011  PDF

Supplementary comments by Rett Rasmussen, October 20, 2011

Comments by Leslie Bortz of RH Peterson Co., September 1, 2011  PDF

Comments by Jack Goldman of HPBA, September 1, 2011  PDF

HPBA Letter to DOE Secretary Chu

Transcript of DOE Public Meeting on NOPR, September 1, 2011

Rasmussen Gas Logs & Grills

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association

 

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Background

How did we get here? What is the basis for the US Department of Energy's assault on gas logs? Here is the background information ...

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The Threat

The US Department of Energy Proposed Rule would harm the market for gas logs, and severely limit consumer choice ...

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Action

We're fighting for the survival of vented gas logs against the US Government, and we need all the help we can get. Here is what you can do to help save gas logs ...

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Fallacy of ‘”Decorative” 9000 BTU

900 btu

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."

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