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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

A great MACS training weekend in San Diego


MACS presented two days of training at Miramar College in San Diego. MACS Trainer Tom Potter presented a Section 609 certification class on Friday, May 20 and a heavy-duty and off-road truck mobile A/C class on Saturday, May 21.   … Continue reading

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MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Three-Part Webinar


Course Title: MACS Mobile A/C Best Practices Webinar: A 3-Part Series- Tuesdays-June 7-14-21, 2016 at 4PM EDT. Course Description: Join MACS Worldwide, the leaders in Mobile A/C service information and training for an information-packed, three part webinar series: MACS Mobile … Continue reading

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Meet Steve Rush, a MACS member for 29 years… and counting


Meet MACS member Steven Rush of Dealer Automotive Services located in Hopkins, MN. Steve was hired into the business by his father-in-law in 1989 and purchased the business in 2002. Dealer Automotive Services performs many jobs for other repair facilities, … Continue reading

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Make sure to check for TSBs!


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training When we teach A/C classes there are a few basic phrases we use on a regular basis to cover ourselves that act like a get out of jail free card. Phrases like, … Continue reading

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They don’t build ’em like they used to


By Andrew Ross, publisher Jobber News Magazine, Canada Note: Andrew Ross was kind enough to share his April 2016 editorial for Jobber News with us. We have reprinted it on the MACS blog with the permission of Jobber News and … Continue reading

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Are you equipped with the right tools for mobile A/C repair?


View the May 2016 issue of award-winning MACS ACTION magazine

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Help MACS conduct our 2016 mobile A/C service survey


In 1990, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide established the first industry mobile air conditioning survey to profile vehicles serviced by independent service facilities. Since then the survey has been repeated periodically over a span of years, and the … Continue reading

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Six steps to a sound diagnostic strategy


By Bob Chabot, Manic Media LLC James E. Wilson of Bosch USA was a presenter at MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show in Orlando, FL this past February he left us with some great information including these six steps … Continue reading

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No, you cannot put R-134a into a HFO-1234yf system; here’s why…


We have received some questions about putting R-134a into HFO-1234yf system and here’s why you should not do that from EPA. From the 2015 EPA SNAP Final Rule: For vehicles for which the manufacturer counts air conditioning credits toward its … Continue reading

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Earth Day is everyday at MACS Worldwide


Are you Section 609 certified? Click here to find out all the information you need to know.

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