Environmental Benefits of Evo

Fuel Efficient

Evo uses less than half the energy consumption of other gas or electric cooking appliances.

Evo electric cooking appliances are more efficient, consuming less than half the kilowatt hour (kWh) energy consumption of comparably sized electric cook top appliances. Additionally, Evo’s electric cook top appliances utilize an insulated cooktop that conducts over 92% of the usable energy directly to the cooking surface.

Evo gas cooking appliances, which operate on either natural gas or propane gas, are more efficient consuming less than half the BTU energy of comparably sized cook top appliances. Compared to traditional open-grate indoor and outdoor gas grill appliances, Evo gas appliances capture over 88% of usable heat energy within the flattop cook surface. Conversely, traditional open-grate grill cooking appliances transfer only a small percentage of heat energy directly for food preparation or heating cookware, with the majority of energy lost into the surrounding environment.

Evo appliances require less time to bring the cooking surface to usable cooking temperatures, and less energy to cook than traditional stove top or open-grate cooking.

Fuel Gauge

Less Air Pollution

Evo prepares foods cleanly and emits less smoke and particulates into the air than open flame cooking.

Evo’s flattop cooking surface eliminates direct contact between food and a gas flame or heater element, and therefore prevents foods and food debris from burning and charring which greatly reduces air pollution caused by grease laden smoke. Open flame grills continuously allow food liquids and solid pieces to fall into the burners and flames to become fuels for a smoldering fire.

Not only do open flame grills smoke during cooking, users fire them up for long periods before cooking in order to burn up the food waste from the previous session. Everyone knows it is hard to clean the grates after cooking, and almost impossible (or unlikely) that the debris that fell into the burner bowl will be cleaned out – so it gets cremated. Evo flattops allow for easy and thorough cleaning therefore emits far less pollution into the air.

Grill Pollution

Reduced Landfill

Evo reduces landfill volume as generated by open flame grills.

Evo is designed to last for many decades. It avoids the planned obsolescence problems with traditional open-flame barbecue grills, where debris fouls and corrodes igniters and burners causing product failure and repeat replacement cost.

Besides their design inadequacy, most open flame grills are made from cheap materials, showing signs of rust even in the first year which triggers early thoughts of replacement. Evo appliances are made with high grade stainless steel, right down to the fasteners. Superior design and top-notch construction means Evo will outlive several iterations of the other kind that accumulates in dumps - little of value to recycle; too dirty to even try.


Smaller Carbon Footprint

Evo sources locally to reduce its emissions related to fuel consumption.

Fact: Over 75% of Evo grill parts are purchased within a 35 mile radius of our factory.

Fact: Over 98% of our parts are sourced within the United States.
Evo is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and supports a greener planet. As such, we strive to source our parts from local vendors, where possible. We do this for four reasons: we have more control over quality assurance; we can react to vendor issues quickly; we reduce our freight costs; and we reduce the atmospheric impact caused by burning fuel.
In addition, Evo's vendors are sourcing much of their material from local sources too. For example, stainless steel, one of the main materials used in an Evo grill, comes from the U.S. factories where air emission standards are far more strict than in many other countries.


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Evo is protected under U.S. Patents 6,189,530, 6,488,022 and 7,926,417 and U.S. Patents Pending.
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