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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
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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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Comments and ratings for Hive
  • (59 stars)

    by Tamzin Jackson on 02/11/2014

    You have to pay for it its a RIPOFF

  • (59 stars)

    by Richard T on 02/11/2014

    Only the beginning of house automation.

  • (59 stars)

    by Matt Booth on 02/11/2014

    Latest update downloaded tonight instantly crashes the app. Using a HTC one m8 running android 4.4.3

  • (59 stars)

    by Kian Sharpe on 01/11/2014

    Its great being able to control you water and heating remotely. Especially coming up to the winter months. However, I would like it if the app were a lot quicker. I have tried on both Android and iOS. The app itself is quick to launch however for it to update seems to take anything up to a minute before I can change the temp. This is the same on 4G, 3G and WiFi.

  • (59 stars)

    by Andrew Feegan on 01/11/2014

    Wish I had this year's ago being able to check on your heating whilst away or at work as for people with refreshing problems that's your devices internet connection not the app

  • (59 stars)

    by Steve Tupper on 31/10/2014

    The initial setup required a quick phone call to reset things. Since that, some 8 months ago, I've used the app on my phone and tablet. I've gone online on the laptop. I've changed setting whilst sitting in my front room, and across the other side of the country. I've controlled things whilst being in California. It's been so very useful, and saved me a considerable sum. Just today I received a £1

  • (59 stars)

    by Tink Hamlet on 31/10/2014

    Works great after recent update so upgraded rating!