Indoor Air Quality Articles

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

April 30, 2021
Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality, Old electric fan near the bed in the room

At Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning, we specialize in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that add value to your home and enjoyment to your lives. After all, nothing spells happiness like fresh air.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 27, 2021
what are zone control systems?

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

January 31, 2021
whole-house humidity control

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

October 27, 2020
The young man cleaning filters in the air-conditioning split device in the recently rented apartment in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

August 3, 2020
Couple With Dog

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the novel coronavirus disease 2019—also known as COVID-19—can cause mild to severe respiratory illness when an individual is exposed to the virus. Even before the outbreak, adults on average spent nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact, the US Environmental…

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

July 17, 2020
Father helping daughter to walk in healthy indoor air quality at home after learning how UV lights benefit their HVAC system.

Adding an ultraviolet (UV) lighting system to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment of your North Carolina home or business creates a healthier environment for you and your loved ones. At Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning, we take great pride in providing reliable information about the latest trends, products, and services in the…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

May 1, 2020
dust on a table inside a woman's home showing the possible difference between a air filter and an air cleaner

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 15, 2020
Woman cleaning furniture to help her allergies and indoor air quality.

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Hickory home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Griffin…

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

March 27, 2020
Woman opening the windows at home and enjoying some fresh air

  In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level. Our Griffin Heating…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

March 11, 2020
HVAC technician checking woman's carbon monoxide detector to ensure it is working and prevent any poisoning from the toxic gas inside her home.

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Davidson home and office. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete combustion…

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What Is Fall Indoor Air Quality?

October 28, 2019
Woman holding mug in front of fall window enjoying clean indoor air quality

With fall now upon us in Cornelius, North Carolina, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s…

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Leaky Ducts & You

April 15, 2019
Couple in Statesville

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your Statesville, NC, home’s comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 27, 2018
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With fall just around the corner, cooler temperatures will be here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), and your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to…

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