Induction ranges are all the rage in kitchen upgrades today. Home makeover shows love them! You can’t flip the channel on your TV without seeing a shiny new kitchen fitted with an induction range, so who could blame you for dreaming of putting one in your home? The process of induction happens by directly heating a cooking vessel instead of allowing heat to transfer from coils … [Read more...] about Pros and cons of induction ranges
It seems cooking on induction cooktops is all the rage these days. Its combination of technology, design and energy efficiency has induction cooking poised to take over from traditional gas or electric cooktops. But what exactly is induction cooking and how does it work? What is induction cooking? Simply put, induction cooking is any cooking process utilizing the process of … [Read more...] about Induction cooktops: an introduction to efficiency
Your cooking range is probably one of the most often used appliances in your home. As a result, it can account for a considerable amount of the energy used in your home. The good news is that there are ways to cook more efficiently on your range. This article will serve as a primer to help you keep enjoying the use of your range, but at a significant savings. Savings begin … [Read more...] about How to use your cooking range more efficiently
When shopping for new appliances, you may take note of those EnergyGuide labels you see stuck to various products. You see them everywhere – washing machines and dryers to ranges, fridges and other appliances. We know these home appliances can use a considerable amount of energy on a regular basis. EnergyGuide labels can help you make a more informed choice and choose an … [Read more...] about What does an EnergyGuide label tell you?
If it’s time to replace some old, broken or worn-out appliances, odds are you may become overwhelmed by all the energy smart appliances out there. Here are some tips that could help you narrow down the list and make the best purchase. Do your Research Begin by checking Consumer Reports and other reliable websites for recommendations about the best brands. Now see what other … [Read more...] about Shopping for energy smart appliances