Microwave, electric oven or slow cooker – Which uses the least energy?

I received this as an email from the Florida Power & Light blog, and had to share because the answer was surprising:

Question: What uses the least amount of energy when cooking: a microwave, electric oven or slow cooker?

Answer: That’s an easy one. A microwave oven is typically your best cooking option if you’re looking to save energy. Let’s take a look at how microwaves compare to other cooking appliances.

Of course, to that I will add: For additional energy savings, make sure all of your appliances are Energy Star qualified.

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Melanie Dawn Molina Wood is a Miami native currently living in the historic downtown district. She has earned her LEED Green Associate accreditation, the NAR GREEN designation, and an Eco-broker credential. She is also a proud member of the US Green Building Council, and a member of the Sierra Club. For more information about sustainability in Miami, or to connect with a real estate agent anywhere in the world, contact Melanie Dawn by text/phone at 305.801.3133, or by email at MelanieDawn@MelanieinMiami.com

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