Register now for MACS Mobile A/C Boot Camp March 30/31,2012

An intensely focused weekend of top-shelf mobile A/C technician training is scheduled for Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the training facility of the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide in Lansdale, PA.

Training classes will begin Friday, March 30 at 1:30pm with a Section 609 certification class and hands-on instruction on how to properly use a refrigerant recovery and recycling machine. This session will be taught by Paul DeGuiseppi, MACS manager of service training.

On Saturday, March 31 at 8:00am, DeGuiseppi will present   MACS’ Best Service Practices and Compressor Replacement Procedures. This class covers “Best Practices” service and repair methods for mobile A/C systems. When adhered to, the procedures outlined in this program should help assure more accurate diagnoses, high-quality long-lasting repairs, reduction of comebacks and increased customer satisfaction. Its “Boot Camp” style approach delivers “everything you need/nothing you don’t” in a fast-paced, highly informative manner. Its broad-based format not only appeals to individuals with little or no knowledge concerning the operation and service of mobile A/C systems, but it also serves as a great refresher for more experienced technicians.

Major subjects in the class include;
A/C Systems: What They Do and How They Do It
A/C System Components: Description and Operation
A/C System Refrigerants and Oils
Essential A/C System Service Practices and Precautions
Fundamental A/C System Diagnosis and Troubleshooting

After a lunch break, MACS will conduct an electrical class that answers major questions.

Attendees may register for one or both days of instruction.

Friday only:  $35 MACS members, $55 non-members

Saturday only:  $175 MACS members, $295 non-members

Friday and Saturday: $210 MACS members, $330 non-members.

Saturday’s fees include a continental breakfast and lunch. Travel and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the attendee.

Attendees may register on the MACS website by creating a log-in and password and registering through the My Profile page at They can also call the MACS office at 215/631-7020 x 306 and speak with Pam Smith, MACS events manager or e-mail  Attendees traveling from out of town can discuss local accommodation options with Pam.


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society’s blog has been honored as the best business to business blog in the Automotive Aftermarket by the Automotive Communications Awards and the Car Care Council Women’s Board!

When having your mobile A/C system professionally serviced, insist on proper repair procedures and quality replacement parts. Insist on recovery and recycling so that refrigerant can be reused and not released into the atmosphere.

If you’re a service professional and not a MACS member yet, you should be, click here for more information.

You can E-mail us at or visit to find a Mobile Air Conditioning Society member repair shop in your area. Visit to find out more about your car’s mobile A/C and engine cooling system.

The 32nd annual Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Convention and Trade Show will take place January 18-20, 2012 at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.


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.
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