MACS Offers Section 609 Test Prep Webinar

MACS Offers Section 609 Test Prep Webinar

Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with 1990 Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment.

Technicians who need to take the Section 609 certification test to be in compliance with the U.S. Clean Air Act requirements for mobile air conditioning refrigerant recovery and recycling can participate in a Section 609 test prep class via the internet. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has scheduled a Section 609 test prep webinar for Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 1:30pm EST.

Technicians who wish to participate can register on the MACS website at and log in to the My Profile page. Register by phone by calling the MACS office at (215) 631-7020 x 306, or e-mail Pam Smith, MACS events manager at [email protected]. Cost is $40 for the class, Section 609 test and credentials, cost for the class only is $25.

“The internet is a tremendous resource for reaching technicians who need training,” remarked Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and chief operating officer. “MACS is continually seeking new resources to fulfill our mission of educating technicians in proper and environmentally sound methods of mobile A/C and engine cooling repair.”

Founded in 1981, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. MACS represents a growing membership in North America and 47 countries around the world, and provides information and services to more than 60,000 industry shops, suppliers and technicians. The Society serves the industry through informational tools, self-paced educational materials, leader-led training clinics, advocacy and other member services.

To learn more about MACS and our 30th Anniversary Convention and Trade Show at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, January 19-21, 2010, visit

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