Cooking the Electrolux EW30IC60LS 30" Induction Cooktop is 70% more efficient than gas and 20% more efficient than electric. Induction is more responsive than gas or electric, you can instantly adjust the heat to a delicate simmer or bring it to a quick boil. The sensors automatically detect the presence of magnetic cookware, activate the induction field, and adjust it to the exact size of the pan. Adjust heat with greater accuracy than gas or electric cooktops, especially at lower settings. Perfect for melting chocolate and cooking delicate foods and sauces.