b"want to recover that. You can't afford to just give electricity to campers.the products they need. The analogy we use is you don't give away your firewood, Sorensen added.B&Bs layout services are also extremely popular, according to Linnell, and the You don't give away ice. You don't let campers come into your store and takecompany sells solar-powered lighting. that candy bar that's worth a dollar, but why are you giving power888-391-3802 away?www.bbelec.comGama Sonic Solar Lighting, for its part, is embracing the trend towards less electrical usage by touting its solar lighting, whichEATON CORPORATION doesnt have to be connected to the grid.Eaton Corporation sells a variety of electrical Matt Cohen, director of commercial sales at the company, toldequipment through its Marina Power & Light-WCM that Gama Sonic continues to grow and that lead times areing/RV Park Hookups division. low.The company has noticed an increase in ques-When you place an order, it will ship within two to three busi- tions about electrical metering and EVs. ness days, out of Atlanta, he explained.Matt Cohen Eatons new Campmate CS pedestal, which WCM gathered several business updates from electrical equipment suppliers,consists of a carbon steel stand with an optional and those updates listed below in alphabetical order. integrated water box, can be installed either pad-mounted or direct burial. Officials highlighted the B&B ELECTRICALunits Photocell controlled LED lighting, remote Matt Linnell, the owner of B&Bmonitoring capabilities, 250-amp service rating Electrical, told WCM that it has re- and standard Sandalwood finish. ceivedquiteafewThe company has been dealing with supply questionsaboutEVchain issues but notes that lead times are still bet-chargers and relatedter than some of its competitors. electrical equipment757-258-6324 as more park ownerswww.eaton.com looktoupgrade pedestalsandpre- ELECTRICAL WORKS pare for more EVs atIn business for over 25 years, Electrical Works is adding more states that it will their parks.serve but is also being selective on the projects it takes out of its service area. WealsohaveMatt Linnell It has to be the right project, Ciceri explained. continued to see more owners look- Electrical Works helps devel-ingatmeteringpedestals,heex- opersandparkownersgo plained. That has been a trend for athrough the design process and while though.will submit bids based on those B&B offers conversion kits for ex- designs. isting pedestals. If someone buys aOnceweagreeonacon-park or installs pedestals and thentract, we would take the design later decides they want to meter, theand work with the power com-conversion kits are an inexpensivepany to do the transformer layout, load calculations and anything else that might way to alter an unmetered RV pedestal to change it to a metered pedestal. It typ- be needed, said Ciceri. We would manage the power company throughout the ically costs around $50 for the conversion kits.life of the project and we do all the contracting for the project in-house. Linnell said that the company is still dealing with longer lead times due to sup- The company also works with parks to install Wi-Fi or cable conduits, street ply chain issues, but that B&B is working with suppliers to ensure customers getlighting and more. WOODALLSCM.comJanuary 2023 17"