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 .

Alde Launches '3020 With Flow' Boiler With Continuous Hot Water

Thu Nov 30, 2017

151205994240715.jpgAlde Corp., a manufacturer of hydronic heating solutions, announced the release of the 3020 with Flow boiler. The announcements says the 3020 with Flow design is based on the proven efficiency and reliability of the company's 3010 compact boiler, and delivers the added benefit of continuous hot water for cooking, washing and bathing.

According to the announcement, the 3020 with Flow provides all the advantages of hydronic heating: gentle currents of radiant and convective warmth that evenly heat the interior, without the noise and dry air common with electric products. Combined with the luxury of a ready supply of continuous hot water, the new boiler is a groundbreaking step, the company says.

"What we've done is to make the Flow work absolutely seamlessly with the 3020," said Ken Elwell, Alde Corp. president. "OEMs such as Airstream have experienced great results with this."

The 3020 with Flow utilizes next-generation software and electronics. The enhancement features a more intuitive dual zone mode for enhanced livability and a high-altitude setting. Smart programming provides day and night temperatures for greater comfort and energy efficiency. Users can prioritize between gas or 110V electric energy sources.