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MACS... live on YouTube
n May 6th, 2015, MACS produced its ﬁrst YouTube Live
This event was sponsored by Robinair, as they provided free SecEvent, in which we delivered our Section 609 Certiﬁcation tion 609 Certiﬁcation tests, initially for up to 100 technicians. HowTest Prep webinar. While we've delivered training similar to ever, demand for the program was so great, they decided to increase
this in past, many times in a webinar forthat number to 150 to allow even more technicians
mat, the difference this time was that we
to become certiﬁed through this live event.
...demand for the
did it live on our YouTube channel www.
The entire program lasted about 90 minutes,
which gave Tim and I enough time to introduce the
event was so great...
If you were able to attend the live event,
program, review some history on ozone depletion
then you participated in the ﬁrst of what I
and climate change, and work through the trainhope are many YouTube Live Events preing material. We split it up, taking turns covering
sented by MACS. We'd like to partner up with more of our members the slides. For example, I reviewed the material pertaining to EPA's
to hold events like this, covering a whole range of mobile A/C topics. SNAP list, while Tim naturally covered equipment requirements, serFor this inaugural video, I was joined by Tim Wagaman, Senior vice ports and valves, and machine maintenance.
Product Manager for Air Conditioning and Fluid Products at Robinair, a brand of Bosch Automotive Service Solutions. Tim participated as co-host, bringing a new dynamic to our 609 webinar format
through the addition of his direct insight and knowledge of refrigerant
recovery, recycle and recharge (R/R/R) machines.
In 2015, 3 million cars worldwide will use
WE'RE READY, ARE YOU?
Throughout the webinar, participants were able to ask questions
through the Live Chat function of the YouTube website. With the help
of MACS' Events Manager Pam Smith as Chat Moderator, Tim and
I were able to answer them during a Q&A session near the end of
the live event. It's always great to get feedback from event attendees,
especially when we have the help of experts like Tim.
Are you interested in partnering with MACS to produce a live event? Send an e-mail to steve@macsw.
org or call (215) 631-7020. We'd love to hear from
Manager of Service Training
You can reach Steve at
ACTION * June 2015
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ACtion Magazine - June 2015
The Heat is On
A/C Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
Heavy Duty and Off Road
New Products and Services
ACtion Magazine - June 2015