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When Do I Need a New Furnace?

January 30, 2018

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. How Old is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention you should pay to the warning signs. Start shopping for a…

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Furnace Fan Setting: On vs. Auto

January 10, 2018

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for…

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill This Winter

December 15, 2017

Is your energy bill too high in the winter time? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things that you can do at home to save you money. Some of them are big projects, but most are simple things that you can do in your day to day…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 11, 2017

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reason that your furnace may be blowing cold air and there a few things to check before you need…

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Heat Pump vs. Furnace

November 27, 2017

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Davidson, NC, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Here are some things to consider to help you in your decision-making process.…

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The Importance of Furnace Filters

November 14, 2017

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. With the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. The primary function of your furnace filter is simply to…

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How Furnaces Work

October 30, 2017

Winter is almost here in Mooresville, NC, and here at Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning, we believe everyone should have basic knowledge about how their appliances work. Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The…

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump Before Winter

October 14, 2017

As cooler temperatures approach here in Mooresville, NC, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a cooling source to supplying heat. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures drop and you need the heating system to function properly. Here are Some Things You Can do at Home: Replace the air filter.…

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What is a Heat Pump?

September 21, 2017

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter, a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer, the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

September 1, 2017

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively…

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