Gas Ranges are much more energy effecient than Electric. If using an electric range, here are some ideas to optimize energy use:

Tip #1: When possible, cover pots and pans while cooking to trap heat and reduce cooking time.

Tip #2: Turn off burners shortly before cook time is over. The burners will remain hot for long enough to complete your cooking.

Tip #3: Use pans that completely cover the burner you are cooking on, this will maximize your energy usage.