Hearth Products

Testing Services

Special Research Projects

  • Air Quality Related Research Projects (Federal/State Governments and Local Air Quality Agencies)
  • Manufactured Fuels Comparative Emissions Testing (wax/fiber firelogs, compressed logs, firestarters, pellet fuels)
  • Custom Third Party Performance and Safety Evaluations of Manufactured Fuels
  • California Charcoal Ignition Method Compliance Certification Testing - Rule 1174
  • Creosote Removal Product Evaluations
  • Chimney Fire Suppression Product Evaluations

Accredited Auditing Agency for Densified Biomass Products (pellet fuels and compressed firelogs)

Key Dates

  • November 2010: Dirigo Laboratories incorporates and starts business
  • January 2011: EPA accredited for Methods 28, 28 OWHH
  • October 2013: Receives accreditation for:
    • ISO 17020:2012 Inspection Bodies
    • ISO 17025: 2005 Testing and Calibration Laboratory
    • ISO 17065: Product Certification
  • December 2017: PFS TECO acquires Dirigo Laboratories (Read full Press Release)

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)