Save up to £150 a year on your energy bills

Hive comes with professional installation by a British Gas engineer included in the price.

The three pieces of Hive kit work with your existing heating system and are installed in around 90 minutes.

When you order Hive, you can choose a date and time convenient for you for us to install Hive.  The engineer will call ahead to let you know they are on their way.

To make sure our engineers can install Hive Active Heating™ for you, there are a few things we need to ensure you have:

Gas central heating system

Gas central heating system

Hive Active Heating™ works with 99% of the UK's gas boilers.

Hive Active Heating™ has been designed for traditional central heating systems, multiple thermostats, often termed multi-zone heating are not supported at the moment.

A boiler in full working order

A boiler in full working order

Before our engineer comes to install your Hive Active Heating™ you will need to ensure your boiler is in full working order.

An existing broadband connection

An existing broadband connection

An existing "always-on" broadband service in your home is crucial for the system to function properly. Your broadband service should have a minimum download speed of 256Kbps.

A row of Ethernet (network) ports are found at the rear of most broadband router modems. Check that one of these is free and available to use with your Hive Active Heating™ hub.

An extra power supply

An extra power supply

You will need an available power supply socket close to your existing broadband router. Your Hive Active Heating™ hub requires power to maintain a connection.

A mobile and an up to date web browser

A smartphone and up-to-date web browser

You'll get the most from Hive if you can use the app, which has been designed for iOS and android devices. If you have a windows phone you can use our online dashboard through your web browser. This works just like the app.

To make sure you get the best experience using our online dashboard, we recommend you have the latest version of one of these browsers: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari or Mozilla Firefox.

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How it works

Hive is easy to set up and install.

Find out more

  • Professional Installation
  • Thermostat
  • Hive Hub
  • WiFi Receiver
  • Hive App

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