Hive Active Active Heating

This course has been designed to help you to learn all about Hive Active Heating, the UK’s favourite smart thermostat. 

Understanding Hive Active Heating

Hive Active Heating


This video will show you the Hive Active Heating kit and how to install this via the app after they have been professionally installed. Then it will take you through a demonstration of how to use the Hive app to utilise features like manual mode, boost mode, setting schedules, geolocation, how to use the thermostat itself and finally a real like user case.

How many hours can you boost Hive Active heating for

  • 30 mins to 6 hours
  • 1 to 6 hours
  • 1 to 3 hours

The Thermostat

Features & Benefits

Select the features and benefits of Hive, tick all that apply.

  • Set daily schedules
  • Save up to £130 a year on your heating bills
  • Know when you’ve left the heating on
  • Installation you can trust
  • Works with your existing boiler and energy supplier - there’s no need to switch your service.
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant.

Installing Hive Active Heating

Installation Videos for Combination Boiler, S Plan, Y Plan and Multi Zone.

What types of boiler can you fit Hive Active Heating to? Please choose 1 or all correct answers from the list below:

  • Vast majority of Gas/LPG
  • Electric storage Heaters
  • Solid fuel such as biomass & coal
  • All of the above

What underfloor heating types can hive be installed on? Please choose 1 or all correct answers from the list below:

  • All underfloor systems
  • Where the heating elements are electrical rather than plumbedPut your answer option here
  • Wet underfloor heating
  • Hive is not compatible with any underfloor heating
  • I am not sure

Hive Active Heating kit comes with 3 pieces of kit, a thermostat, a receiver and a hub. What is the correct order for installing these?

  • Receiver then thermostat then hub
  • Thermostat then hub then receiver
  • Hub then receiver then thermostat
  • I am not sure

If you are fitting Hive Active Heating to an existing S Plan system, which receiver should you fit as part of the install?

  • Dual channel receiver
  • Single channel receiver
  • I am not sure

On a Y plan system the 'heating on' from the clock, should be linked to what colour wire on the zone valve?

  • Grey
  • White
  • Orange
  • Red

If you had a central heating programmer, a cylinder stat and a room thermostat, what part of the system does the hive receiver replace?

  • Room thermostat
  • Cylinder thermostat
  • Central heating programmer
  • I am not sure

Your customer has an s-plan heating system with 2 heating zones and 1 hot water zone. They would like Hive multi zone fitting. What Hive equipment do you need to complete this installation?

  • I am not sure
  • 2 hubs, 1 dual channel receiver, 1 single channel receiver and 2 thermostats
  • 1 hub, 1 dual channel receiver, 1 single channel receiver and 2 thermostats
  • 1 hub, 3 single channel receivers and 3 thermostats