Bellingham, WA – September 18, 2007– Capo Fireside, LLC  has passed strenuous seismic testing to complete their AC156 standards for the International Code Congress listing for Field Constructed Fireplace Systems (FDFS). This was a new acceptance criteria developed by Capo over the past 8 months and approved unanimously by the ICC Review Board in June. This new acceptance criteria (AC375) has made Capo the first fireplace manufacturer to develop a standard of this magnitude. These approvals will allow CAPO’s products to be installed in all applications involving seismic areas and will give Capo recognition with all building officials worldwide.

Capo is announcing news on three new models of dedicated gas fireplaces in a partnership with the RH Peterson Company. The new models give Capo their first gas appliances to be added to the line of Capo Artisan Series fireplaces. The models are ranging from the 39″ unit at 55,000 btu’s, the 44″ at 70,000 btu’s to the 49″ unit at 85,000 btu’s. These high end dedicated gas units are approved with 10″ b-vent pipe with the included RH Peterson gas logs.