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RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Aqua Hot Heating Systems to Present at 2017 NRVIA Inspector Conference

Fri May 12, 2017

HEBER SPRINGS, Arkansas - Jim Yates with Aqua-Hot Heating Systems will present on the 400 and 600 series of Aqua-Hot hydronic heating systems at the 2017 NRVIA Inspector Conference in Heber Springs, Arkansas on Oct, 23.

Attracting Certified RV Inspectors across the United States to gather for annual networking, continuing education and additional training, the Fourth Annual NRVIA Inspector Conference dates are Friday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 22 with the Aqua-Hot Certified Technician Training Program on Monday, Oct. 23.

"We look forward to working with NRVIA and hosting our Certified Technician Training Program during their conference," Aqua Hot National Sales Manager Mark Davis says.

The training session focuses on the 400 and 600 series of Aqua-Hot hydronic heating systems. It covers principles of design, troubleshooting, diagnostic testing, diesel and LP burner maintenance and repair, and how to perform an annual maintenance. An electrode adjustment tool, refractometer, identification badges and tags are included in the course."

Other speakers confirmed to present at this year’s conference include NRVIA Certified Level 2 RV Inspectors Erik Fisher with RV Onsite Services; Howard Jaros with Full Time RV Living; Jim McKay with Crushed Armadillo Consulting and Win Semmler with RVIS. Each of these presenters bring with them many years of RV experience and maintenance education and will cover topics to include troubleshooting problems in RV slide-outs, critical risk management education, how to utilize a website to prepare customers for what to expect, the key to customer satisfaction, inspection report must-haves and more.

Conference sessions and details are still being finalized. More information about the event can be found at www.nrvia.org/conference.