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 .
Fri Dec 21, 2018
Author: RV News Staff
The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association announces an RV electricity technician training seminar to be held Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Keller Marine and RV in Port Trevorton, Pa.
The all-day session will cover the basics of electricity, how AD and DC power is used in RVs, the causes of hot-skin/stray-voltage and how to test for it, RV battery technologies, electrical system maintenance and other topics.
The course will be taught by Mike Sokol, an engineer with more than 38 years of experience. Only 30 seats are available. The course is free of charge to PRVCA members and lunch is included. Technicians are asked to bring their own meter and writing utensil.
Those interested in registering for the course should apply here.