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Gas vs. Electric vs. Induction--An Energy Calculator!

kaleokahu | Sep 12, 201309:13 PM

I've been holding this back for awhile now, but apropos of the whole gas-vs-induction battle, perhaps now is the time to raise this. This little gizmo lets us plug in our local utility rates for gas and electric, along with our daily useage:

Significant is the fact that stoveTOP electrical consumption amounts to only *one* percent of the average America household's electrical use. So if one modality is 50% more efficient, we're still looking at a tiny savings.

So knock yourselves out. Who's saving big bucks by not using gas?


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