Recreational vehicle air conditioners systems have not undergone much change since they were developed in the 1960s. A report shows that 1 in 12 American homes own a RV or motor homes.
One of the most popular brand of RV is Winnebago which pioneer the first recreational vehicle in the 1960s. This brand name has become a generic term for motor homes similar to Xerox machine for photostating or KODAK for photography.
Other manufacturers of RV which came along after that are Roadtrek from Canada, Fleetwood Enterprises from California, Thor Industries from Ohio, Newmar Corporation from Indiana and Monaco Coach of Oregon.
The typical construction of a RV must have a minimum of a storage areas, beds, table, kitchen and air conditioner system. Bigger units of RV may have bathrooms, living areas, refrigerators, satellite TV, internet connection, awnings and even a storage area for a small car.
RVs are popularly used during summer vacation when many families will just load their things into the vehicle and go off for long vacation in various parts of the United States and Canada for two to four weeks. This kind of recreation is made possible as there are many RV parks which provide facilities such as electrical supply, water, wash rooms, swimming pools, satellite TV and internet access.
In recent years, there are many who decided to sell their homes and stay in RV full time while moving around from state to state. Quite a number have modified their vehicles to become RV according to their taste and requirements.
Recreational Vehicle Air Conditioners Maintenance
During summer time, the need for air conditioners is critical for the comfort of your family. It will be wise for you to check out and test your system before going on your journey, more so if the air conditioning system has not been used for the last couple of months. Some of the DIY points that you can do to ensure they are in tip-top condition include:
Visiting HVAC events and trade shows are one of the best way to equip yourself with the latest happenings in the air conditioning and refrigeration field. See the listing of events for year 2016-2017.
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