The heat is on, play it safe!


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide would like to remind everyone of the dangers of leaving children or animals unattended in a parked car, particularly during the hot summer months, and has released the article, The heat is on, don’t leave your chocolate candy, kids or pets in a locked car, available for free download from our website at this link: http://bit.ly/1FJ7Ss8.

Keep kids and animals safe this summer with a working A/C system

Keep kids and animals safe this summer with a working A/C system

The article, authored by MACS technical advisor Ward Atkinson, explores the science behind the potential exposure to dangerously high body temperatures that can occur to a person or animal remaining in a parked vehicle without an operating A/C system.

“We see it every summer, the tragic death of a child or animal left behind in a hot car,” explained Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and chief operating officer. “MACS has released this article in hopes of driving awareness of the problem to help save lives.”

If you’re a service professional and not a MACS member yet, you should be! Become a member and receive a technical newsletter with information like what you’ve just read in this blog post visit http://bit.ly/10zvMYg for more information.

You can E-mail us at macsworldwide@macsw.org . To locate a Mobile Air Conditioning Society member repair shop in your area. Click here to find out more about your car’s mobile A/C and engine cooling system.

Mobile A/C professionals should plan to attend 35th annual Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Training Conference and Trade Show, Mobile A/C The Next Generation, February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale, Orlando, FL.

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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
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2 Responses to The heat is on, play it safe!

  1. Drew says:

    Great reminder for everyone this summer. Even just a few minutes in a car with this heat and I am itching to get out so when the car is off, everyone should be out. Thanks for posting.

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