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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

MACS A/C training clinics are now in session


MACS mobile A/C training season is off and running, with trainers running everywhere! MACS has many public mobile A/C training clinics scheduled and you can check our calendar for what’s happening near you by clicking here. MACS also does many … Continue reading

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MACS heavy duty truck A/C training clinic at RANSHU


MACS would like to thank the staff of member distributor, RANSHU  who opened the doors of their brand new, jumbo warehouse in Sparks, NV on Saturday, March 21 to almost 60 attendees for a day long, MACS heavy duty truck … Continue reading

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The dog days of A/C repair


MACS members Marks Air of Tampa, Florida had a dog gone hard time with a recent repair job. It could have ended in a hairy situation but, we’ll pause the puns and get to the root of the issue. According … Continue reading

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CAT vehicle service and T/CCI climatic wind tunnel technology MACS clinic -May 29


The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide and members Caterpillar and T/CCI have joined forces to host a CAT vehicle service and T/CCI climatic wind tunnel technology mobile A/C clinic. This unique, high-value, diagnostics-centered training event for the heavy duty … Continue reading

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Training is still the key


MACS’ rollout of its new Section 609 program on Jan. 1 has prompted a strong industry response. The program, approved by the U.S. EPA in December, incorporates information about alternative refrigerants including R-1234yf, R-152a and R-744 (CO2). The first printing … Continue reading

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Robinair and Mobile Air Conditioning Society to provide free Section 609 test prep webinar on May 6


Robinair is partnering with the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide to provide a free Section 609 test prep webinar for training and certification for up to 100 technicians on Wednesday, May 6, at 4 p.m. EST. The webinar will … Continue reading

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MACS and NARSA members learn all about social media


Twenty-eight members from MACS and NARSA met in Atlanta, Georgia on March 5 and 6 for a seminar on making social media pay off for your business. Instructor Ted Janusz was informative and challenged the attendees to think out of … Continue reading

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Best cars? Check the weather


By Keith Leonard, ESQ If you happen to live in or near San Diego (its last snowfall was on December 13, 1967), Miami (January 19, 1977), or Phoenix (December 9, 1985), your choice of a particular vehicle will not likely … Continue reading

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Do you know about electric cooling fan operating strategies?


Download the March 2015 issue of MACS ACTION magazine to learn about electric cooling fan strategies and more!

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Meet the pioneers


The Mobile Air Conditioning Industry Pioneer Award was originally established by the International Mobile Air Conditioning Association (IMACA) in 1988. In 2003, MACS Worldwide assumed the role of continuing the tradition of recognizing individuals from all parts of the mobile … Continue reading

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