Our range of services

In our DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025 accredited testing laboratory and DIN EN ISO / IEC 17065 accredited monitoring and certification body, we execute a lot of certifications, analysis and tests according to different standards. The respective test criteria act in accordance with the corresponding legal requirements. Of course, we also perform (special) tests for customer-specified methods and requests. It is our aim to respond to your annual plan and perform the monitoring or testing “just in time”.

Operations as monitoring and certification body

Our activities as a DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065 accredited and DIBt recognized monitoring and certification body include:

  • initial inspection and regular inspection of the production site
  • monitoring of the factory production control
  • inspection of construction products in production
  • document control at the inspection site or at the certification body
  • evaluation activities
  • issuing of inspection reports
  • certification of the construction product with the issuing of the certificate of conformity (DIBt-approval)
  • issuing of certificates in the certification process

The Rhein-Ruhr Feuerstätten Prüfstelle certifies and tests your fireplaces and chimneys according to the following European harmonized standards and requirements:

  • EN 1856:2009: Chimneys
  • EN 14989:2007: Chimneys
  • DIN EN 1860-1: Appliances, solid fuels and firelighters for barbecuing
  • DIN EN 12809: Residential independent boiler up to 50 kW
  • DIN EN 12815: Wet cookers / dry cookers with and without oven heating test
  • DIN EN 13229: Kachelofen inset appliance / Putzofen inset appliance / inset appliance incl. open fires
  • DIN EN 13240: Stove/roomheater suited for intermittent burning appliance, Stove/roomheater suited for continuous burning appliance
  • DIN EN 14059: Decorative oil lamps
  • DIN EN 14785: Residential space heating appliances fired by wood pellets
  • DIN EN 15250: Slow heat release appliances / Slow heat release stove (Grundöfen) / Heat retaining fireplaces
  • DIN EN 15821: Sauna stoves fired by natural wood logs
  • EN 16510-1: General requirements and test methods & room sealed appliances
  • prEN 16510-2-1: Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Roomheater
  • prEN 16510-2-2: Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Inset appliances
  • prEN 16510-2-3: Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Cookers
  • prEN 16510-2-4: Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Independent boilers fired by solid fuel
  • prEN 16510-2-6: Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Appliances fired by wood pellets
  • DIN EN 16647: Decorative fireplaces for liquid fuels (ethanol fireplaces)
  • DIN 18897-1: Room sealed appliances/roomheater
  • DIN 303-5: Heating boilers for solid fuels (boiler for wood logs/wood gasification boiler/boiler for wood pellets)
  • DIN 4734-1: Decorative fireplaces for liquid fuels (ethanol fireplaces)
  • Z-43.11- “Sammelfeuerstätten für feste Brennstoffe”
  • Z-43.12- “Einzelfeuerstätten für feste Brennstoffe”
  • Z-43.11- “Raumluftunabhängige Sammelfeuerstätten für feste Brennstoffe”
  • Z-43.11- “Raumluftunabhängige Sammelfeuerstätten für flüssige Brennstoffe”
  • Z-43.12- “Raumluftunabhängige Einzelfeuerstätten für feste Brennstoffe”
  • Z-43.31- “Abgaswärmetauscher”
  • Z-7.4- & Z-43.32- “Katalysatoren / Staubabscheider”
  • Z-7.1- “Hausschornsteine”
  • Z-7.5- “Luft-Abgas-Systeme (LAS)”
  • NS 3058-1: Enclosed wood heaters – Smoke emission – Part 1: Test facility and heating pattern
  • NS 3058-2: Enclosed wood heaters – Smoke emission – Part 2: Determination of particulate emission
  • NS 3059: Enclosed Wood heaters – Smoke Emission – Requirements

We are one of the few testing laboratories in Europe, which are allowed to test according to all requirements of the member states of the European commission.

Especially the tests in accordance with the current country-specific requirements of following countries are included: 

1. BImSchV
BStV of the City of Munich and the City of Regensburg
StVO of the City of Aachen and the City of Düsseldorf
certification programme DINplus
support  programme of BAFA (Bundesamt für Wirtschaft und Ausfuhrkontrolle)

Art. 15a B-VG for saving energy and safety measures for small burners as well as the demands of the LCP approval Regulation of Styria and the Regulation on protection measures for small burners of BMfWA

Royal decision no. 2010-3943 (level 1, 2 and 3)

Danish regulations to reduce air pollution

Danish regulation for fireplaces “regulering af luftforurening fra fyringsanlæg til fast brændsel under 1 MW”

Flamme verte – seal of quality for heaters and fireplaces in private households

Critt Bois

Conto Termico 2.0

Certificato Ambientale for the Italian decree no. 186

Norwegian standards NS 3058 and NS 3059

Nordic Swan – Ecolabel for reduction of CO2 emissions

LRV of Switzerland

acceptance of the VKF („Vereinigung Kantonaler Feuerversicherungen“)

smokeless areas: Ricardo-AEA’s smoke control team/DEFRA/AEA in Great Britain for tests according to the requirements of Clean Air Act.

As well as tests according to all other country-specific on request.

Other tests

    • Test to obtain a type approval by the DIBt (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik)
    • Test of room sealed appliances to obtain a type approval at the DIBt
    • Test to obtain a European technique admission of the EOTA
    • Issue of general building approvals
    • Test of fireplaces with water heat exchanger up to 300 kW
    • Special tests
    • Development tests
    • Accomplishment of research assignments
    • Tests by attorney of market inspection
    • Tests by attorney of consumers institutes
    • Expertise of appraiser
    • Tests in court procedure
    • Test in accordance with sent fuels of manufacturer (incl. fuel analyse)