The Induction PROCooktop provides the fastest, safest, most efficient cooking experience. It uses 90% of energy produced while providing precise and instant heat. It also cooks up to 50% faster than gas and electric which saves energy and money. There are no flames or gas emissions so the surface stays cool to the touch. Unit will shut off automatically if no cookware is detected. Food will not stick to the stay cool glass surface making it easy to wipe clean.