Are you making the most of your equipment?


Independent garages have been slow to make the investment in equipment to work on R-1234yf systems, and many car dealers’ service departments couldn’t be happier about that.  When the car manufacturers, whose products they sell, began the changeover, new recovery/recycle/recharge (RRR) machines became essential dealer equipment purchases.  In many areas this has given the car dealers a near monopoly on servicing R-1234yf systems, meaning their higher operating costs have not been affected by independent garage competition.  One industry observer cited examples of dealers assessing labor charges of several hundred dollars simply to evacuate and recharge a system, plus earning a healthy profit on the refrigerant…Read this article.

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Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues. www.macsw.org
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