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Hive Active Heating 2

Hive Active Heating 2
alaScore 98

119 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of Hive Active Heating 2. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Hive Active Heating 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Hive Active Heating 2.0 review: Style meets connected practicality


Of all the services offering to take control of your heating, Hive is probably the system that has the highest profile. That's in no small part due to plenty of marketing and a brand name that's instantly recognisable: British Gas. Hive Active Heating...

Quick installation, easy to use apps, attractive price

Potential for connection problems, no Windows Phone app

Hive Active Heating remains one of the more accessible smart heating systems. There are a growing number of rivals, but with British Gas pushing Hive, it's an easy option to select. The Hive universe is also set to expand, with support for zoned...

Oct, 2015

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Expert review by: Gordon Thorn (

Hive Active Heating 2 review


There are plenty of smart thermostat and heating systems available, but which is right for you? Here's our Hive Active Heating 2 review (including multizone) to help you decide

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: (

Hive Active Heating 2 review


This smart thermostat is hot, hot, hot

Very easy to use ; Thermostat looks suitably stylish ; Geolocation now available

Not as smart as some rivals ; A little pricey

Simple enough for anyone to use and powerful enough to be useful

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Andy Vandervell (

Hive Active Heating 2


Hive Active Heating from British Gas was a good first stab at a smart thermostat, but the likes of the Nest, Tado, Honeywell Evohome and Heat Genius all offered superior features, easier-to-use software or a combination of both. Hive Active Heating 2,...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (

Hive Active Heating 2 review


Great smart home hub, but could do with better third-party device integration

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Leanneniick (



Excellent product, installed much quicker then I thought has been a godsend in the winter so easy to use and saved us a lot of money already

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Paul 9044 (

Best thermostat I have ever used


Quality product can program exactly how you want it.

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: 2Dusty (

Early days, very satisfied


Having researched remote controllable thermostat systems for some while, we concluded that a professional installation is a must, especially given the varieties and complexities of boiler/heating control systems. British Gas gave us an appointment...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Harvey25 (

Wish I Bought One Earlier


Easy to use and having the benefit of controlling the heating and the water from your phone is great. I know that I am already saving money on my gas bill. It is also easy to integrate Hive into Amazon Echo for even more control. Easy installation from...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Abimpg (

Great peoduct


Really great product! Very had it on for a really good price, fast delivery! Perfect!! Thanks very!!!

Feb, 2018