Tag: MACS Worldwide

MACS board

VASA’S North American counterpart MACS (Mobile Air Climate Systems Association) has announced modifications to its board of directors structure, recognising the importance of educators to the future of the industry it represents. There will now be four positions for ‘Education Members’ on the MACS board. “MACS recognises the critical role that educators play in furthering Continue reading Educators for MACS board of directors

VASA is proud to announce that Peter Coll, the President of VASA’s North American counterpart Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS), will be travelling from the United States to attend Wire & Gas 2022. Peter Coll will be participating in the industry panel session with MAC Partners Europe President Michael Ingvardsen (from Denmark) and VASA Continue reading More Wire & Gas speakers announced as final countdown commences!

Following a distinguished 42-year career at the Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS), Elvis L. Hoffpauir has stepped down to enjoy retirement. Elvis will transition to past president and advisor to MACS, which is VASA’s counterpart in North America. His successor Peter J. Coll spent a quarter of a century at refrigerant identifier manufacturer Neutronics, Continue reading Peter Coll named MACS President and COO as Elvis Hoffpauir retires after 42 years

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?