Now We’re Cooking with Magnets | Making the Switch to Induction Cooking

Unlike gas and electric cooktops, which use an open flame or heating element, induction cooking uses electromagnetic energy to heat pots and pans directly. Induction cooking uses less carbon and is safer and faster than either gas or electric.

Make the switch today and experience the following benefits:

Environmental

Using an induction stove instead of gas cuts your cooking carbon emissions in half.

Health & Safety

Induction stoves eliminate toxic emissions that come from gas, and that increase the risk of childhood asthma by 45%.

Economic

Induction cooktops are about three times more efficient than gas. Additionally, some utilities offer incentives.

Other reasons you’ll love induction cooking:

Cook Time

Cook time: Induction stoves take half the time of gas to bring water to a boil.

Cleanup

With their smooth surfaces and burners that don’t get hot enough to bake on food, induction cooktops are a breeze to clean.

Precision

Induction burners are quicker to respond to temperature adjustments than gas burners.

Utility Incentives & Programs

Lending Programs

The towns of Shrewsbury and Ipswich are piloting lending programs through the libraries. Check out a kit from the Shrewsbury Public Library or the Ipswich Public Library to experience induction cooking for yourself. Lending kits include:

  • Induction cooktop
  • 1.5 qt pot with lid1.5 lid
  • 8” frying pan
  • 8” diffuser plate (to convert any non-magnetic cookware)
  • Analog meat thermometer

Ipswich offers an incentive of up to $750 through the ReSource Ipswich program.

SELCO offers an incentive up to $500 for induction cooktops through the NextZero Program.

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