We’ll be honest: it’s hard to come up with new ways to save energy. Technology has certainly changed over the decades. But it’s usually relatively simple to discuss these changes and how they benefit you.
New and unique ways to save energy don’t come around too often.
But today, we have one.
And it happens with an air fryer.
Air fryers were actually invented in 2005 for commercial kitchens, but they’ve quickly become a favorite among consumers too.
Air fryers are more efficient than deep fryers and ovens. As much as 20% of your home’s energy use comes from cooking, so this can be a real opportunity for you to score serious energy savings.
Instead of using hot oil, air fryers use hot air. They have a fan inside which circulates that hot air around your food, which causes it to cook.
Just like you would with frying in a pan or deep fryer, you end up with food with a crunchy, golden crust.
But the difference is that air fryers use heat to cook far more efficiently than your oven, a pan, or deep fryer. All of those release a significant amount of heat into your home, rather than focusing it directly on your food.
Plus, because they contain the heat and use it so much more efficiently, they cook your food a lot faster too.
Air fryers aren’t just excellent for saving energy. They also:
So if you want to save energy and still have great-tasting and healthier food, air fryers are a perfect fit.
Give ‘em a look this Christmas and see if one makes sense for you.