Rasmussen News

. February 2013

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    Gas Logs Saved!

DC Court of Appeals Rules for Fireplace Industry

I know we sent out an email announcing the D.C. Court of appeals decision in favor of the HPBA over the U.S. Department of Energy, but good news bears repeating! Please see www.SaveGasLogs.com to read the Court’s opinion and learn about the history of the issue with the DOE. We’ll keep you posted if the DOE attempts any new rulemaking and, rest assured, we’ll fight any unreasonable regulation of the products we make and you sell.


    New Shipping Option – FEDEX

We now have daily pickup service from FEDEX, in addition to UPS, for orders too small to ship via LTL or Truckload.

You may specify your preference of carrier (FEDEX or UPS) on your purchase order. If you do not, we will select the carrier. FEDEX has an earlier pick-up time from us than UPS, so sometimes which carrier we choose will depend on what time it is when we complete production of your order.

One advantage of shipping by FEDEX to residences is that they deliver on Saturdays at no additional cost with their FEDEX-HOME service.

Please contact us with your FEDEX account number if you wish to have your shipments third-party billed to your FEDEX account.


    Vote for HPBA Board of Directors
pic5Members of HPBA should have received their ballot for HPBA Board of Directors. Rett Rasmussen was asked by Jack Goldman, President & CEO of HPBA, to place his name in nomination, and Rett agreed. Here is the biography Rett submitted:

“Rett Rasmussen has been Vice President of Rasmussen Iron Works, Inc., a Whittier, California-based manufacturer of fireplace gas log sets and infrared gas grills, since 1987. He is a Certified Gas Engineer from the American Society of Gas Engineers and has been a member of various working groups and committees dealing with standards development and regulatory matters relating to gas logs and fireplaces. He has attended every HPBExpo since 1986.

Rett has a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy and was a Surface Warfare Officer before joining Rasmussen. He serves on the Board of the Whittier Rotary Club, has been an Advisory Board Member for the Whittier Salvation Army, and is a Eucharistic Minister for his church. He has been married to Irene for twenty-two years, and is the father to Teddy (20) and Chris (17). He is an Eagle Scout, Assistant Scoutmaster, Corresponding Secretary for his USNA class and was a water polo goalie in high school and college. Rett enjoys hiking, working out and reading history and thriller novels.”

If you want to keep Rett even busier than he is already, give him your vote! Rett enjoys being “an idea man” on the boards on which he has served, and pledges to serve the members of HPBA well as a board member. Your ballot must be submitted by March 7.


    HPB Expo 2013 – Orlando, FL

Rasmussen will be exhibiting for the 33rd straight year at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo, March 13-16, 2013, in Orlando, FL.

We are in Booth 3043, which is right at the exit to the outdoor burn area.
We cordially invite you to come visit us.

Please tell us whether or not you are coming to Orlando by simply clicking on the appropriate button below.


    For Those Attending the HPBExpo

Rett Rasmussen will be teaching three classes at the HPB EXPO:

  1. Gas Log Installation & Troubleshooting – Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8:30 to 10:00 AM
  2. Gas Log Sales – Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
  3. Rasmussen Specific Training on Gas Logs, Solaire Infrared Grills, and Bromic Radiant Patio Heaters – Friday, March 15, 2013, 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

To attend any of these courses, HPBA requires that you have either a One-Day Education Passport ($59) or a Three-Day Education Passport ($99).

pic5Special Offer #1

Purchase the Three-Day Education Passport; Attend Two (2) or Three (3) of the Rasmussen sessions, and Rasmussen will credit your account for $50 (or that of your distributor for your benefit) to be used against future purchases of Rasmussen Products. You will still be able to attend up to Six (6) other training classes that are being offered by HPBA during the Expo.

Special Offer #2

Purchase the One-Day EducationPassport; Attend One (1) of the Rasmussen sessions, and Rasmussen will credit your account for $30 (or that of your distributor for your benefit) to be used against future purchases of Rasmussen Products. You will still be able to attend any of the other training classes that are being offered by HPBA on the day of your Passport.

What you need to do:

  1. Register your intent to attend classes conducted by Rett Rasmussen (no obligation in doing so). Click here to register.
  2. Register with HPBA for the Education Passport of your choice at http://www.hpbexpo.com/attendees/expo-education/
  3. Attend the class or classes. Attendance will be taken by HPBA at the door of each class.
  4. Credit will be issued within 30 days of the end of HPB Expo, and must be used by December 31, 2013.

See the full schedule of classes at http://www.hpbexpo.com/events-listing/

Please contact Rett Rasmussen with any questions.


    HELPFUL Links

Be sure to bookmark these useful pages:


Troubleshooting and Knowledge Base

Photo Repository

Blog / Newsletter Archive

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