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Hive Active Heating™ revolutionises the way we control heating and hot water. No more fiddling around with tricky boiler controls in dusty cupboards – now just use your mobile, tablet or laptop to do it all remotely. So wherever you are - at work, the pub or even sitting on the sofa, Hive makes heating control easy.
• Save up to £150 a year on your energy bills
• View and change the schedule of your heating and hot water to fit with your plans
• Set frost protection and temperature alerts for peace of mind
Here’s what others think:

Rather than twiddling the thermostat like someone’s dad in the 1980s, you twiddle with the thermostat via a smart-looking app, like someone’s dad in 2013 -
This is designed to put heating and hot water controls in the palm of your hand rather than you having to clamber in a dark cupboard to change them -
“Finally! The end of impossible to use heating controls "@engadget: British Gas introduces Hive Active Heating™” carmel @mcquaic 26 Sep

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Recently changed in this version

* Improved stability of the app
* Resolved a few bugs

Comments and ratings for Hive
  • (64 stars)

    by Siraj Adamally on 14/04/2014

    WOW Well done BG!!! The moment BG engineer explained about the HIVE, I went for it and had it installed. How did we ever live without this APP!! I will definitely be saving some money as well - I reckon around £90/year. I even tried heating ON/OFF b

  • (64 stars)

    by Rohith Sunkaraneni on 13/04/2014

    Works efficiently but takes a while to load

  • (64 stars)

    by John E on 03/04/2014

    Keeps crashing hot water check does not work

  • (64 stars)

    by Paul Williams on 02/04/2014

    You can ol y schedule 2 heating schedules a day all non smart timers have had 3 schedule events for years, hope this is upded to 3 soon. My purchase is on hold.

  • (64 stars)

    by David Anthony on 27/03/2014

    If this worked would be really useful This app crashes and you may find you have unexpected schedules after using it

  • (64 stars)

    by Barry Douglas on 26/03/2014

    Love this app. BGas's own, can change my heat settings before I get home on cold miserable days. Love it.

  • (64 stars)

    by brian scriven on 26/03/2014

    Grest fun to phone home and switch the heating back on from Lanzarote airport in early January.