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IMACA Turns Section 609 Certification Program Over to MACS

The board of directors of the International Mobile Air Conditioning Association Educational Foundation (IMACA) has voted to discontinue and transfer its EPA-approved Section 609 refrigerant recovery and recycling certification program to the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide-Educational Institute Foundation (EIF).

LANSDALE, PA — The board of directors of the International Mobile Air Conditioning Association Educational Foundation (IMACA) has voted to discontinue and transfer its EPA-approved Section 609 refrigerant recovery and recycling certification program to the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide-Educational Institute Foundation (EIF).

According to MACS, the transition is in progress and will be completed by the end of 2005. All 450,000 records of IMACA certified technicians have been transferred and all new certification testing and re-issuing of credentials will be handled by MACS Worldwide going forward.

“IMACA has made major contributions to the mobile air conditioning industry throughout its 44-year history, especially in its support of educational programs,” said Michael Deese, MACS Chairman and CEO. “MACS is honored and proud to continue the IMACA legacy of industry education in promoting professional mobile air conditioning service and repair.”

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