Hearth Products


The Hearth Products Division works with manufacturers that sell both Gas and Wood Burning Appliances. These appliances fall under a listing program and use the PFS mark on the product(s). The Hearth Products Division evaluates and certifies that the appliances conform to the applicable national, state and/or Federal standard(s) for both the United States and/or Canada. This program provides Hearth Product manufacturers with an acceptance that is recognized in the Industry and that building code officials, architects, engineers, designers, and specifiers know and trust.

Some examples of products certified include:

  • Factory Built Wood Burning Fireplaces
  • Free Standing Wood and Coal Burning Stoves
  • Vented and Vent Free Gas Fireplaces and Stoves
  • Vented and Vent Free Gas Log Appliances
  • Pellet Burning Appliances
  • Gas and Wood Burning Fireplace Inserts
  • Outdoor Decorative Gas Appliances
  • Outdoor Gas Grilles and Accessories
  • Outdoor Gas and Wood Burning Fireplaces
  • Pellet or Wood Burning Fireplace Inserts
  • Pellet or Wood Burning Fireplace Heaters


PFS TECO is accredited by the following organizations:

  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Certification of Wood Heaters
    • Standards for Performance for New Hydronic Heaters and Forced Air Furnaces
  • International Accreditation Service (IAS)
    • ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Inspection Bodies
    • ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 For Testing and Calibration Laboratories (Wisconsin)
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
    • ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Product Certification
  • California Air Resources Board (CARB)
    • Third Party Certifier – Control Measures from Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) / California Air Resources Board (CARB) / US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

For a complete list, please visit our accreditations page.

To learn more about the certification and testing services available for the hearth products you manufacture and market, please contact:

John Steinert
Vice President - Hearth Products

503.650.0088    (x3001)

Sebastian Button
Laboratory Manager

503.650.0088    (x3002)

Lyrik Pitzman
Special Projects Manager

503.650.0088    (x3004)