Fireplaces, gas logs, and stoves can carry a number of diffent approvals. Here is a quick guide to the different approvals and what they mean.
Please check your local building codes and the hearth product certifications prior to purchase. Please make sure it can be installed in your municipality.
ANSI stands for the American National Standards Institute. ANSI empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.
CSA International, a member of the CSA Group, is a provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other products.
UL stands for Underwrites Laboratoris Inc., they are a safety consulting and certification company. Some cities require certain hearth products to carry some type of certification.