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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

What exactly goes on in a wind tunnel test?


  T/CCI’s Wind Tunnel: Let’s test it! By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor One of MACS most unique mobile A/C training events was held on Friday, May 29th in Decatur, Illinois at T/CCI’s Climatic Wind Tunnel facility. Amongst those who … Continue reading

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Honda recalls some ’14-15 Acura MDX vehicles for faulty compressor clutch bolts


NHTSA RECALL NUMBER: AWAITING# MFR CAMPAIGN ID: JQ7 CAMPAIGN DESCRIPTION: A/C Compressor Clutch Bolt RECALL DATE: 06/24/2015 RECALL STATUS: 17 Character VIN Required Summary: American Honda Motor Co., INC. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX vehicles. During manufacturing of the A/C compressor clutch … Continue reading

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The high voltage A/C oil cross contamination issue


What you can do to provide safe service with an existing SAE J2788 machine If you work on air conditioning, you’ve hopefully heard about the issues regarding high voltage compressors in gasoline-electric hybrids and technician safety when servicing them. And … Continue reading

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Need an automotive A/C repair? Call a MACS member!


Summer is here and temperatures are soaring. If the air conditioning in your car is not keeping you cool then you need to have a professional check out your temperature control system. Not only could your A/C be inconveniencing you … Continue reading

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EPA Report: For the US, Global Action Now Saves Lives and Avoids Significant Climate Change Damages


WASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive analyses to date on the economic, health and environmental benefits to the United States of global climate action.  The peer-reviewed report, “Climate Change in the United … Continue reading

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Sponsor supporters of MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show


The following companies are sponsor supporters of MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show to be held February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale All Suite Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Some sponsorship opportunities are still available email … Continue reading

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Marks Air installs a new generation


If you receive an email from Gordon Marks of Marks Air in Tampa, Florida you’ll see his email signature includes the tag, “Yes! We’ve been doing this for OVER 44 years.” So you know this is not Gordon’s first rodeo. … Continue reading

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Tony Molla to keynote MACS 2016 Training Event


(Lansdale, PA)  June 11, 2015 – Automotive industry veteran, Tony Molla, vice president at the Automotive Service Association (ASA) will be the keynote speaker at MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show, Mobile A/C: The Next Generation. MACS keynote luncheon … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Sanden to host heavy duty truck mobile A/C training day at Wylie, TX headquarters, Friday, October 16


Sanden will host a heavy duty mobile A/C training clinic at their Wylie, TX facility on Friday, October 16 from 8am-3pm CDT. Sanden’s Brunno Covolan will present valuable information on A/C system troubleshooting, tips and tricks to a fast diagnosis, … Continue reading

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