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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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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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Antique air by Denso, circa 1973


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Regular readers of the MACS WordPress BLOG know that we’ve been out and about lately, hunting down those vehicles that are new to the streets with R-1234yf refrigerant. Our travels this week brought us … Continue reading

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More in common with an IT specialist


“…more than 30 hours of information, education and training…” Continue reading

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GMC hits the road with R-1234yf


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor It was during the general session meeting on Thursday morning at MACS 2016 Trade Show in Orlando that we first learned about GM’s intention to add several new vehicles to their lineup this year … Continue reading

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A small Δ in airflow = A BIG impact on A/C performance


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training Proper air flow across the heat exchangers in an air conditioning system is key to its being able to transfer heat efficiently. Problems with air flow can be caused by slow turning … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz to equip first vehicle models with CO2 A/C systems


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor In order to comply with the legal provisions going into effect in 2017, Mercedes-Benz will equip its vehicles with air conditioning systems that meet all the relevant performance and safety requirements. The Stuttgart-based automobile … Continue reading

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Watching R-1234yf


By Steve Schaeber MACS Manager of Service Training Many of the service shops and technicians we talk to about vehicles using refrigerant 1234yf are only just starting to get requests for service help, in particular from body shops with vehicles … Continue reading

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