HOUSEHOLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION: 6%
• Conventional flat top or coil electric hobs.
Ceramic-glass surfaces: halogen elements deliver heat instantly and responds quickly to temperature changes. Gas: heats food instantly and the lower the BTU output (British Thermal Unit), the more energy-efficient the stove.
Induction elements: uses less energy than gas or electric. This editorial series is made possible with funding from Energy Alternatives. To find out more about energy efficient products visit energyalternatives.co.nz