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 .
Tue Nov 21, 2017
FREDERICK, Colo. — Aqua-Hot Heating Systems announced it will debut a new line of heaters at the RVIA National RV Trade Show, booth 40, Nov. 27–30, in Louisville, Kentucky. The ultra-compact 200 Series is sized for 5th wheels, class C and smaller class A coaches, and is featured in the new Entegra Insignia motorhome.
Aqua-Hot says in a press release that the new line provides heat similar to a home or luxury motorhome experience. According to the statement, Aqua-Hot's 200 Series provides gentle currents of even warmth, without the noise and dry dustiness of a forced-air furnace. The company's heater is controlled by a simple switch and thermostat. Additionally, the heater delivers continuous, hot water at a rate of 1.5 gpm for showers, laundry and washing dishes.
The 200 Series is fueled by propane or diesel, and operates by 12V electricity with an optional 110V electric element. The 200 Series can be used with up to five heat exchangers providing up to 40,000 BTU per hour of heat, and can be adapted to provide in-floor heat. All ports are located on the top of the single unit, designed for easy access and quick, convenient installation. The 200 series is half the size of Aqua-Hot's 400 series, measuring 11.69"H x 12.45"W x 21.61"L and weighs 84 lbs. empty.