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Saturday, July 29 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Section 609 Certification ($15 Fee Associated)
Section 609 Certification is a requirement of all mobile A/C service technicians by the U.S. EPA under the Clean Air Act of 1990. The goal of this program is to provide information to technicians about safely handling automotive refrigerants. Following classroom instruction, attendees will take the 609 test on-site the same day (additional $15 fee applies). Topics covered include:

  • Why venting refrigerant is prohibited
  • Rules and regulations applicable to mobile A/C service
  • A/C tools and equipment requirements
  • Current and new refrigerants, including R-152a, R-1234yf and R-744 (CO2)
  • OE manufacturer recommendations
  • Finding leaks
  • How to properly recover refrigerant
 
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MACS

MACS
Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for total vehicle climate and thermal management.Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 1 million service technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for Section 609 certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS... Read More →
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Steve Schaeber

Manager of Service Training, MACS
Steve Schaeber is the Manager of Service Training for the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide and Technical Editor of ACTION™ Magazine. He writes the monthly columns Service Port and Cooling Corner, periodic feature articles and blogs, the annual Mobile A/C Update book, and writes and produces A/C training videos and classes. Steve has worked as a technician, manager, instructor and author in automotive, HD trucks, off-road, packaging and education since 1989. He holds two Auto Tech degrees from Penn College, is a PA Safety... Read More →

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MACS

MACS
Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for total vehicle climate and thermal management.Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 1 million service technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for Section 609 certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS... Read More →



Saturday July 29, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
McCormick Place - West Building 2301 S. King Drive • Chicago, Illinois 60616