Depending on where you live, that really might not be a problem.
And you'll conserve about 40 watts of precious electricity from your stator.
I understand the screw in part now. The tip of the carb
heater has a screw in pin that the pin connector slides onto. Sounds like you got to keep the pin...
I have run without carb heat on both bikes. DocShadow gave a pretty good explanation for what the carb heat does in another thread. I haven't had any trouble running without it, in either Arkansas (rode down to high 20 degrees) or California.
If you relace it, be sure not to tighten it down too hard, they strip out if you do.