Carquest and MACS Worldwide have teamed up to find the best mobile A/C and heat transfer service technician in the United States and Canada. The deadline for technicians who wish to register has been extended to July 27, 2006. Technicians who are certified in refrigerant recycling and recovery may sign up now at www.carquest.com/macs to participate in a series of written and hands-on skill assessments to test their mobile A/C and heat transfer service knowledge. The Grand prize winner will receive a Panasonic 42″ Plasma HDTV, a Panasonic 1000W home theatre system and the opportunity to wave the green flag as a co-grand marshal at the carquest 300 in Charlotte, NC on May 26, 2007. The First prize runner-up will receive a Canon PowerShot 6 Megapixel Digital Camera and a Canon PIXMA Photo Printer. The Second prize runner-up will receive a Delphi XM MyFi Satellite Radio and a year’s subscription to XM Satellite Radio. The winner of the Carquest-MACS technical skills competition will be announced at the MACS Worldwide 27th annual Convention and Trade Show, Repair Round-Up! February 1-3, 2007 in Phoenix, Arizona. Carquest is committed to serving our customers through more than 3,400 auto parts stores and 49 distribution centres across North America. They are a supplier of replacement parts, accessories, supplies and equipment for virtually all makes of domestic and foreign automobiles, as well as light and heavy-duty trucks, off-road equipment, buses, recreational vehicles and agricultural equipment. Founded in 1981, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) is a non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. MACS also 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. 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.