How to mantain RVs in an ecological way

RVs are very large towing vehicles that usually expend very high amounts of energy. Generally, they are used to go camping or travel if you want to be in contact with nature, but this practice turns out to be a bit contradictory because of the detrimental nature of these transport methods for the environment. That is why, thanks to advances in environmental technology, instruments and methods that allow the use of mobile homes in an ecological and sustainable way have been created.

There are two factors to consider when creating ecological goods; they are renewable energy or energy self-sufficiency and ecological design. In the case of design, it is recommended to use natural materials in order to reduce the use of artificial products whose production usually has negative repercussions on the environment. Among them, there is wood, for example; it is advisable to coat the walls of the RV with wood, as well as its exterior spaces, in this way, avoiding the need to use paints, plastic or fabrics. In addition, wood is an element of easy maintenance that does not have to be replaced frequently if it receives the necessary care and does not require the use of chemicals for cleaning; and, the best thing about this, is that you can get it by recycling some furniture that you no longer use.

On the other hand, we have renewable energy. Achieving that an RV produces its own energy is increasingly easier thanks to the technological expansion of the environmental area, for it, manufacturers have focused on the creation of devices that allow the generation of electricity through the sun. To do this, solar panels must be installed, usually on the roof of the RV, they are exclusively designed to obtain energy from the sun and, through an inverter, transform it and take advantage of it when the mobile home is operating or simply charging its battery.

The use of solar panels leaves minimal footprints in the environment as it represents a partial or complete reduction in the impact that the generation of traditional electricity creates in nature. In addition, environmental engineers have developed generators for solar systems that allow the user to create backup power in cases where it is in a not-sunny season such as winter or fall.

Also, they have created controllers for solar panels that allow regulating the electrical charge that is given to the devices and verifying if the appropriate voltage is used for the device. Thus, in this way, environmental practices are carried out with the confidence and security that our artifacts and their components are safe. They are small, practical and very useful since they indicate us by means of alarms when something goes wrong and they also regulate the electrical comsuption.

In this vein, people have been created devices as ecological toilets that allow waste to be converted into compost and are not connected to sewage networks, which greatly reduce the level of contamination that these devices can produce. It should be noted that the technology used in these devices is based on the reduction of waste and the reuse of resources, practices that allow us to lead a much “greener” life. It is important to take care of our ecosystem since from it we obtain the assets that we need to continue living.