Tag Archives: #MACS Member

MACS 2021 Training Event: Learn about Behavioral Characteristics of Various Compressor Types


There is a multitude of compressor designs being used across the vehicle fleet, and even some certain models could be fitted with different compressors. That is why it is important for technicians to know their differences and how they operate. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the clean air act


By Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training It was 2:30 in the afternoon on Friday, November 15, 1991. politicians and media met in the East Room at the White House to greet President George H. W. Bush just moments … Continue reading

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All about truck and off road mobile A/C


So where do we go from here? That is the question.  There aren’t a whole lot of new things we can do with an air conditioning system to improve how it works.  Oh, there are some incremental things to enhance … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Possible new EPA regulation coming in 2019


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training Those of you who have been following MACS WordPress BLOG know that much has taken place regarding refrigerant regulations in the last few years. Our recent saga started back in 2015 when … Continue reading

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2018 MACS Service Information Survey


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) was organized to serve the mobile air conditioning industry. MACS’ charter and mission are communication and education. To achieve these goals, the Society has developed training programs and coordinated information between the air conditioning … 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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The mobile A/C industry on display


The MACS trade show has always been something special among automotive service exhibitions.  It’s a place where you see parts, tools and equipment for mobile climate control and vehicle cooling systems that you won’t see elsewhere.  And you usually first … Continue reading

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Would you like to have refrigerant charge amounts and oil specs in the palm of your hand?


Join the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide as a paid member and you’ll have access to our MACS mobile A/C diagnostics app with the MOTOR information refrigerant and oil specs ready to access through your mobile device! Watch the … Continue reading

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