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Other advantages of electric cooktops over its gas counterpart are safety and energy usage issues. In terms of safety, a cooktop that uses electricity is definitely safer than the one uses gas. Imagine having a tank or a cylinder loaded with gas sitting at the back of your kitchen. The incident of explosion of a gas cylinder is certainly higher than the incident of faulty electricity. In addition, the electric cooktop is one of the top rated devices in terms of energy saving. Most of them are energy star rated which means they are extremely efficient in electricity consumption. The reason is due to the heating elements of the electric cooktop that are matched exactly to the size of the pans and pots where most of the heat is channeled to cooking food. On the other hand, the efficiency of the gas cook top is somewhere in 10% to 20%. Most of the heat is lost in the air instead of being used for heating.
When buying a cooktop, we need to consider a few things. If we want to use gas for cooking, we surely need to buy a gas type. We can find a lot of gas cooktops in Thermadors inventory. We can choose from either 4 burner model or 5 burner model. All of the models are made of stainless steel. If we love to cook, we should buy a 5 burner Thermador cooktop. But if we dont cook too often, the 4 burner model is just fine. The gas type comes in two sizes, 30" and 36". If we want an energy-saving type, we should buy an Induction Thermador cooktop. This type will give us the ability to cook faster. If we have children at home, this type is also a lot safer. The type does not produce fire, and anything that falls to it will not get burned. An induction type is also easier to clean. Thermador provides many models of induction types that we can choose from. Some of the induction models are quite simple, but some others have great features, like the Sensor Dome. It is better for us to buy an induction Thermador cooktop with stainless steel frame, because it more durable. Just like gas type, induction type also comes in two sizes, 30" and 36". Thermador also provides electric type. Just like gas and induction types, electric type also comes in two sizes, 30" and 36". Whichever the type that we choose, we have made the right decision when we buy a Thermador cooktop.
2. Another thing to consider when buying induction-based cooktops is portability. Many of the cooktops sold today are not as portable as they are advertised. Keep in mind that there are several things that might affect portability, such as the dimensions and weight. And even if the cooktop is small enough and light enough, its portability may be lessened if it doesnt have a long cord. 3. Cooking time. Not all of us have that much time to spend on cooking, especially in cooking delicate cousins and recipes. In buying induction-based cooktops, the quickness of cooking is another thing that must be taken into account. The cooktops cooking speed will vary according to the way heat is distributed to the cookware, the amount of heat that is distributed and the electricity used to generate the heat. All of these things can be found on the specs, so make sure that you read those.
Speaking of the cons of electric cooktop, the first thing that comes to my mind is the slow reaction time. Electric cooktop can be slow in terms of heating the pots and pans. Besides, some models of electric cooktop might be lacking in terms of power and temperature. Some high temperature cooking such as quick boiling and frying with a wok might not be possible with electric cook top. You might want to check with the specs before purchasing any cooktop. Some low end electric cooktop certainly lacks far behind its gas counterpart. But most high end and expensive electric cooktop will have a workaround for this issue. Other disadvantage of electric cook top compared to gas cooktop is the power supply. If there is a cut in the power supply, then there will be no cooking. In short, no electricity means no cooking. On the other hand, you can still do whatever cooking you like with gas cooktop even if there is no electricity.