If you’re an environmentally conscious camper and are concerned a big RV may not be the “greenist” choice for enjoying the outdoors, here is some GOOD NEWS! PKF Consulting, an internationally recognized consulting firm with expertise in travel and tourism, found that families of four taking RV vacations generate less carbon dioxide than families traveling on a plane, renting a car and staying in a hotel.
To top that off, advancements in RV manufacturing and green practices being employed during the manufacturing process are allowing for the creation of more environmentally friendly products.
Advancements in RV Manufacturing
Lighter Materials: Aluminum, fiberglass, renewable bamboo and other eco-friendly space-age composites are used to build lighter RVs, making a difference in fuel efficiency and tow weights.
Smaller Can Be Better: Creative floor plan designs work many desirable on-board amenities into smaller footprints without feeling cramped.
Better Mileage: The lighter building materials coupled with more fuel-efficient chassis production means compact RVs rival the MPGs of some large SUVs and pickups.
Earth-Friendly: RV manufacturers are making increased use of green textiles, renewable woods, power-saving LED light fixtures and eco-friendly sealants and components. Not only are the RVs earth-friendly but companies are employing green practices in the manufacturing process.
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