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Join MACS for HD A/C Boot Camp!

April 5, 2024

by: Alexa Murphy Membership, Events, & Marketing Assistant @ MACS Have you heard? MACS is going to be hosting an exclusive two-day boot camp live at the MACS headquarters! The...
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Spring Into Mobile A/C Season!

March 21, 2024

By: Alexa Murphy Spring is here! With a hopeful mind, we look forward to warmer weather, short sleeve shirts and shorts. We also look forward to the upcoming season of...
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A look into the 2024 Training Event & Trade Show

February 7, 2024

By: Alexa Murphy, Events, Membership, & Marketing Assistant As many of you may already know, I have just worked and participated in my first MACS Training Event and Trade Show...
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‘Tis The Season to Shop Small Businesses

November 30, 2023

By: Alexa Murphy As the holidays quickly approach, many of us see major deals on big brands and instantly shop those deals. I, myself, am guilty of doing so. However,...
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MACS Presenting at MAACA Super Saturday

October 4, 2023

MACS Manager of Service Training, Steve Schaeber, will be presenting a Section 609 Certification Prep Class and Test at the Mid Atlantic Auto Care Alliance (MAACA) Super Saturday Event on...
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Everything You Need to Know About MACS 2024 Annual Training Event & Trade Show

September 28, 2023

Are you ready for the Mobile A/C industry event of the year? MACS is proud to announce its 2024 Annual Training Event & Trade Show, taking place from January 31st...
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EPA Stakeholder meeting is scheduled for March 16, 2023 

March 16, 2023

EPA is holding a stakeholder meeting on Thursday, March 16 at 11am (EDT) on the reclamation of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) in the United States. This meeting is being held pursuant to...
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Training At Leonardo Helicopters

February 16, 2023

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training MACS Manager of Service Training, Steve Schaeber, spent the day at Leonardo Helicopters (AgustaWestland Products) at PNE airport (Northeast Philadelphia Airport) teaching...
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Top-notch Mobile A/C Training & More

December 15, 2022

The Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS) invites you to come to Nashville, TN for our 43rd annual Training Event and Trade Show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention...
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Section 609 certification reminders

March 21, 2022

Currently, all technicians must show their certification card to purchase R-134a refrigerant in quantities of 2-pounds or more.
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What does a MACS Section 609 card look like?

March 10, 2022

MACS occasionally receives reports from the field of a technician being refused purchase of refrigerant for not having a proper Section 609 card. Usually this is due to the technician not producing the right card or the counterperson not understanding what a MACS Section 609 card looks like. What does a MACS Section 609 card look like?
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Air contamination in an A/C system can ruin your day

February 2, 2022

I had a memorable encounter with air contamination in the mid 1990s.  I was conducting a lot of retrofit clinics at the time and had recently acquired a demo refrigerant identifier which I took to those clinics. At one clinic, there was a technician who was extremely interested in the refrigerant identifier.  
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