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MACS 2017 Training Classes


Training Event & Trade Show February 15-18,2017 Scheduling of training has been optimized to double the number of training courses and topics attendees can experience during the two-day event.  Compiled by Elvis Hoffpauir THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON PASSENGER CAR / … Continue reading

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A good news story for veteran’s day!


Longtime MACS member Jim Atkinson of Car Repair Company, Scottsdale, AZ worked with the Southwest Auto Foundation to help a U.S. veteran and his family receive reliable transportation. Iraq veteran Scott Farnsworth returned from active duty and purchased a Ford … Continue reading

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Read all about it! November/December ACTION has a lot of information for you


Inside the November-December 2016 issue of MACS ACTION Magazine: The MACS 2017 Training Event Training classes California here we come Retrofitting R-1234yf mobile A/C systems is prohibited MACS 2017 Trade Show Exhibitors New Products and Services  Download the entire issue!

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MACS mobile A/C field service study 2016


MACS has tracked the mobile air conditioning field service experience for many years to identify trends that may assist members to align their business with current developments and plan for future changes. The most recent survey conducted by MACS sought … Continue reading

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Keeping the facts straight on R-1234yf


Whenever something new happens in our industry there can be misinformation. To make sure you are receiving accurate information on what is happening with R-1234yf stay in touch with news from the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide. Here is … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sunair convention backpack


There will be a sea of yellow when MACS 2017 Training Event and Trade Show attendees pick up their new sunny yellow backpacks at MACS registration desk February 15-18 at the Anaheim Marriott. Longtime MACS member and sponsor Sunair is … Continue reading

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New EPA rule restricts the sale of HFC refrigerants


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor On September 26th, US EPA finalized two rules that will reduce the projected growth and emissions of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), a class of chemicals that includes the mobile air conditioning refrigerant R-134a, commonly used in … Continue reading

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Supercool unveils MACS 2017 official training event T-shirt design


  One of the most coveted give away items every year at MACS annual training event is the official event T-shirt sponsored by Supercool. The Supercool team has sponsored the official T-shirt since 2004 and they put a lot of … Continue reading

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Ford A/C provides more than just cool air


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Over the years Ford has been at the forefront of automotive engineering and design, and not just in the styling and horsepower departments but with air conditioning, too. Back in the 1950’s they came … Continue reading

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GM’s first Chinese-built crossover at Buick dealers now


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor During a trip earlier this month to Bergey’s Buick GMC in Franconia Township (Souderton), PA, MACS was fortunate enough to be shown their newest Robinair R/R/R machine for use with R-1234yf refrigerant as well … Continue reading

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