How To Save Energy During The Holidays
Yes, the very way we cook and the type of appliances we use to cook, can add to the electric and gas bills. So if you are shopping for a new stove and / or oven this season, I am sure you have several questions as to what is the best stove and oven to buy:
...if it cost you $1.00 cooking with an electric stove,
the bill would have been as little as 25 cents with gas.
Future Range and Wall ovens should be more energy efficient with the use of Intelligent technology and thermal ceramic insulation developed by NASA. This material is non-toxic and improves cooking efficiency by keeping the heat in the oven thus cooking food faster and reducing the self-clean time.
Three "must have" features for energy savings:
2.) If you always open your oven door to take a look-see, then buy an oven with a window and light. This will reduce the times you would open the oven door and let heat escape.
At least 25 degrees of heat lost instantly each time you open the oven door!
Now if you already have Pilot lights then the burner flame on gas stoves should be BLUE, like in the photo above. If your flames are yellow in color, then clean the ports by following the Manufacturer's Instructions.
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Bill Lauto, GTG