Tag Archives: #air conditioning

Should I stay or should I go?


By Andy Fiffick, MACS Chairman and CEO and President Rad Air Complete Car Care I know the value of a dollar – I couldn’t be in business otherwise – but a recent experience about both the dollar and escalating costs … Continue reading

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MACS Worldwide members can train their employees with MACS help


For many years the Society has published a monthly technical newsletter called the MSR (MACS Service Reports). If you’re a MACS member, then you’re probably familiar with receiving the MSR in your mailbox each month or online in your email. … Continue reading

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After January 1, 2018, Section 609 certification is required to purchase refrigerant


Please be aware after January 1, 2018 a Section 609 certification card will be required to purchase R-12, R-134a, or R-1234yf cylinders of 2 pounds or more. Distributors will be required to keep records of certified technicians purchasing refrigerant. Click … Continue reading

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Can you afford the fines for not complying with Section 609 certification?


The MACS office has received some questions recently on fines for violation of Section 608 and 609 noncompliance. Here are some answers: EPA assesses penalties for violations on a case-by-case basis, based on many factors outlined in EPA’s penalty calculation … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show


– A/Ccess is the theme of the MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show to be held February 14-18, 2018 at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center. Attendees will gain A/Ccess to the mobile A/C and engine cooling service … Continue reading

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A technician’s approach to HVAC diagnosis and testing


Twenty years ago, we could break down all areas of HVAC diagnostics into three categories when you really think about it. It was and still is called Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). All of the HVAC parts and components … Continue reading

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How does the MACS Mobile A/C Diagnostics App Work? Take a look…


You must be a member of MACS to obtain the MACS mobile A/C diagnostics App. Join MACS at http://www.macsw.org or call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 x 0

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MACS training with CSF in Rancho Cucamonga, CA September 15


MACS member, CSF of Rancho Cucamonga, CA have graciously opened their beautiful, new warehouse facility for a MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices clinic on Friday, September 15 from 9am-3pm. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide trainer Gary Villa will … Continue reading

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Looking for mobile A/C wiring diagrams? We know where they are!


MACS mobile A/C diagnostics app includes wiring diagrams for mobile A/C systems for cars and light duty trucks. The only way to get the MACS mobile A/C diagnostics app is to become a MACS member. Join Now! Visit the MACS … Continue reading

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Tata Motors and MAHLE partner together to develop a prototype Secondary Loop Mobile Air Conditioning System on a vehicle


Tata Motors Limited and MAHLE, one of the world’s 20 largest suppliers to the automotive industry, have signed a joint development agreement for designing and developing a Secondary Loop Mobile Air Conditioning System (SL–MAC), under the aegis of United Nations … Continue reading

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