Induction cook tops utilize 90% of the energy produced compared to 50% used by other cooking methods.Induction recognizes the base of the cookware and directly heats only the diameter of the pot, so very little energy is wasted saving you money while remaining eco-friendly.The induction cook top surface remains cool to the touch since only the pot is heated. In addition, there are no open flames, smoke, or gas emissions making this an extremely safe and convenient portable cooking solution.It also has an automatic safety shut off feature for an added element of safety. Considered one the most eco-friendly products for its energy-efficiency, induction cook faster than gas or electric cook tops, reducing 50% of the cooking time.Heating and temperature adjustments are immediate, allowing you to go from a simmer to a rolling boil in a few seconds. The flat smooth surface of the Portable Induction cook top is made of high quality heat resistant glass making spills easy to clean.Spills do not bake on to the stay-cool surface, making cleaning a breeze. This versatile indoor/outdoor cook top is great for entertaining; use it as a stylish, elegant centerpiece on the table, for outdoor parties and in the kitchen as an extra cooking zone.