Category Archives: Training

Free, Online, 2-night, Mobile A/C Class July 14 & 16


MACS member Carquest Technical Institute (CTI) is inviting you to a two-part HVAC Training Class. Tuesday, July 14 and Thursday, July 16 from 7- 9 PM   In this class taught by MACS Board Member, Tim Iezzi of Iezzi’s Auto … Continue reading

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MACS talks to GDP’s Julian Hentze about mobile A/C parts, repair and more!


MACS Live Chat (Julian Hentze and Steve Schaeber discuss COVID-19, GPD and the Mobile A/C industry) Hello, and Welcome to MACS Worldwide’s YouTube Channel. We’re glad you’re here! Hi everyone, and welcome to another MACS Live Chat, hosted by Steve … Continue reading

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Helpful tactics to minimize the spread of Covid-19 in your service and repair shop


By Bill Snow, Radair Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH With today’s concern about being exposed to COVID-19 shop owners need to take additional steps to protect their team members and their clients.  In states that have issued a stay at … Continue reading

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Vehicle power management and HVAC


September/ October 2019 ACTION Magazine Vehicle power management and climate control In the case of many late model vehicles, there are more and more systems utilizing electrical power management strategies than ever before. The wrong battery or, worse, generator installed … Continue reading

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Last call to register for the Automotive Software and Electronics Boot Camp


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide is sponsoring the Automotive Software and Electronics Boot Camp with Dr. Mark Quarto in partnership with FutureTech Auto at the MACS training center in Lansdale, PA September 16-20, 2019. Top auto repair shops need to learn … Continue reading

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The future is electric!


June ACTION 2019 Hybrid and electric vehicle air conditioning compressor hardware, power controls and diagnostics For more than 15 years, hybrid and electric vehicles have been using electric air conditioning compressors.  The reason for the use of these air conditioning … Continue reading

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Do you know how to find coolant leaks?


Finding Coolant Leaks Some days, around this time of year, it feels like all we do is chase down coolant leaks. Maybe that has something to do with weather patterns and large swings in ambient temperature. It may also relate … Continue reading

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Technician training yields competitive edge


“Current technologies for thermal management systems are changing and becoming ever more complex,” explained Peter Bradley in his presentation at MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show titled, Future Trends in Thermal Management Systems. Bradley, head of technical service for … Continue reading

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Do you know your HVAC components?


  The first part of any good under-hood inspection should include a label check. The labels below provide us with refrigerant charge specifications to correlate to the OE specifications found in service information. Notice the specifications for the R-1234yf charge … Continue reading

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Are you ready for A/C season?


This is the MACS blog site if you are looking for the MACS main website click here. Repair shops – one question: Are you prepared for A/C season 2018? Circle the right answer: YES – NO What do you mean … Continue reading

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