Make your home smarter. What is a smart home?

Control your home from your tablet or your phone - wherever you are, whenever you want.

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Make your home Smarter for less. Manage your heating and the temperature of your home with Hive Active Heating

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Transform your home. Explore the Hive smart home

Discover the ultimate Hive smart home in stunning 360 and see how Hive products can work for you.

Benefit of using a smart home technology. What can a smart home do for you?

British Gas has a 200 year history of delivering the best in home and energy services. That's why we're working with Hive - the UK's leading provider of smart home technology - to bring you a range of smart products and services that make your home life easier.

Smart home technology gives you new ways to manage your home wherever you are. You can save more time and money for the things that matter most.

As Hive is part of the British Gas family, you'll benefit from the hands on expertise of our engineers. They'll fit your Hive products and show you how to get the best out of them.

A family of Hive products


Control your heating and hot water from your phone, set budgets, and track your spending to help save on your energy bills.

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Turn on the lights when you're out and about, so it always looks like someone's at home.

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Gone out and left the iron on? A Hive Plug lets you turn it off without going home again.

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A Hive sensor detects any unexpected movement in your home and sends an alert to your phone. 

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Connect all your Hive products and make it easy to manage your whole home with the Hive app.

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Hive Active Heating

No installation:

Control your heating and hot water wherever you are from your smartphone, tablet or laptop and save money on your energy bills. 1

The package includes:

  • A Hive hub, receiver and thermostat
  • 12-month guarantee
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Hive Starter Pack


You're in control with Hive products. Wherever you are, control your lighting and appliances with the touch of a button.

The package includes:

1 x Hive hub
2 x Hive light dimmable bulbs
1 x Hive plug
1 x Motion sensor
12-month guarantee

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have to be a British Gas customer to be able to use Hive products and services?

No, you can buy Hive products and services regardless of who provides your energy.

What is the relationship between British Gas and Hive?

Hive are a proud member of the British Gas family and we work closely with them to help make running your home and managing your energy use easier. They have grown to become the UK's leading Smart Home provider and design Smart Home solutions that bring your home to life. Occasionally, we might send you to their website to find more detail on a product or to complete a purchase.

Are Hive products and services free?

Hive products and services aren't free, but there are often great deals on offer for British Gas customers. Please check the Hive product and services pages for the latest prices.

How do I install the Hive app on my phone?

The Hive app is available for Android and iOS users – you can download the iOS app from the iTunes App Store or download the Android app from the Google Play Store.

What are the benefits of a smart home?

Smart home technology connects your home and makes daily living that much easier to manage. Our range of products and services save you time, money and give you the flexibility you need to run your home while you’re on the go.

How do Hive products work together?

Hive products are controlled via the award-winning Hive app. With Hive Actions, you can set the products up to work together, giving you a truly connected home experience.

What can I control with Hive and Alexa?

You can connect Hive Active Heating, Hive Lights and Hive Active Plugs to Amazon Alexa and make your home even smarter. Alexa can turn your heating on, turn on the lights and even turn the coffee machine on for you.

How to connect Hive to Alexa

From your Alexa app, tap ‘Skills’ in the menu and search for Hive. There are two Hive Skills for Alexa so for the best Alexa experience, make sure you enable both to unlock all the Hive features. Once you have enabled both skills, enter your Hive username and password and follow the onscreen instructions.

What can I control with Hive and Google Home?

You can use Google Home to control your Hive Active Lights and Hive Active Plugs.

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  1. Saving based on annual energy consumption of 16,489kWh.