Tag: MACS Worldwide

Mobile Air Climate Systems Association logo

VASA’s North American counterpart, The Mobile Air Conditioning Society, has rebranded to become the Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS). MACS president and CEO Elvis L. Hoffpauir said the update resulted in “a better reflection of the whole of our efforts as system technology experts and as an inclusive organization dedicated to advancing the next Continue reading MACS rebrands: Meet your Mobile Air Climate Systems Association

Cool Penguin F12 refrigerant

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently identified online sales of a potentially unsafe refrigerant promoted for use in automotive air-conditioners.  VASA’s North American counterpart MACS Worldwide is spreading the word with a safety alert on its website. While the product (branded “Cool Penguin F-12”) appears to be marketed as CFC-12, some of the cans contain a mixture of Continue reading Dangerous fake ‘F-12’ refrigerant sold online in US

VASA’S North American counterpart MACS has received reports of Chinese vehicles being sold into Uruguay with air-conditioning systems labelled as using the refrigerant blend R415b. This refrigerant is 25 per cent R22 (an ozone-depleting HCFC) and 75 per cent R152a (an A2-rated flammable HFC). It is reportedly installed in seven-seat minivan type vehicles sold in Continue reading Chinese vehicles using R415b?