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About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues. www.macsw.org

$12Billion reasons to come to MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show Pt 3


Part three of our look at $12 Billion reasons to come to MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show, February 5-7, 2014 at the Caribe Royale All Suite Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The past two days we … Continue reading

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$12Billion reasons to come to MACS Training Event-Part 2 -the HD program


Continuing our blog review of $12Billion reasons to come to MACS 2015 Training  Event and Trade Show, let’s look at the heavy duty truck and off road total vehicle climate and thermal management program. HD/OFF-ROAD VEHICLES The following programs will … Continue reading

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12 Billion reasons to come to MACS 2015 Training Event


Why should you come to MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show, February 5-7, 2015 at the Caribe Royale All Suite Hotel and Convention Center? Well, there are about 12 billion reasons! Did you know that the vehicle climate and … Continue reading

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A red letter year for mobile A/C


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor In the movie “Back to the Future,” Doc Brown tells Marty McFly that November 5, 1955 was ”A red letter day for science.” Well, I’m not sure about the exact day, but 1955 was … Continue reading

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MACS honored with Automotive Communications Award


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has been honored with an Automotive Communications Award. The January/February 2014   MACS Service Report technical newsletter titled, PT Cruiser Missing Information, by MACS technical correspondent Paul Weissler was honored as best business to … Continue reading

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EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2015 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to help them choose the most fuel-efficient and low greenhouse gas emitting vehicles … Continue reading

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Download the November/December 2014 ACtion magazine


Download the November/December 2014 issue of MACS ACTION magazine to your desktop or mobile device.

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Smart phone car repair


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor You will probably agree that computers and the internet have had a huge impact on the way we work when it comes to vehicle repair. I know for myself and the shops I’ve worked … Continue reading

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Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Honeywell and DuPont regarding cooperation on new refrigerant used in car air conditioning systems


The European Commission has informed Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) of its preliminary view that the cooperation they entered into in 2010, based on several agreements on the production of a new … Continue reading

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Hot advice for heater diagnosis


When a cold winter, produces a lot of no-heat complaints. And with the struggling economy, the word we hear from most shops is that customers are not willing to spend for extras. So what’s a conscientious shop looking to pay … Continue reading

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