Court denies proposed rule that would regulate decorative hearths

02/11/2013 |

A federal appeals court recently rejected a proposed rule by the Department of Energy that would have imposed a minimum efficiency standard on decorative hearth products such as gas fireplaces and gas log sets. The National Propane Gas Association and the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association argued that no method can measure the products' minimum efficiency, as they were not built for direct heating.

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