This magnetic umbrella was developed by an HVAC contractor with approximately 50 years of experience. According to the manufacturer, the umbrella was developed to help improve working conditions under the sun and protect technicians from excessive heat and the elements. The company also claims that it makes working conditions for HVAC rooftop service and installations 10 to 20 degrees cooler. The umbrella can also be left on a residential unit for better energy savings with an additional mounting bracket accessory. The umbrella is U.S. made.

Comfort Under the Sun Corp., 2122-24 W. 80th St., Chicago, IL 60620; (800) 355-3878;;