tl;dr: I made a program called HiveKit, that let’s you expose the main features from the Hive Active Heating system (heat, boost heat, & hot water) to HomeKit. This let’s you control these features via Siri on your watch or phone.

If you’re in the UK and wanted a “Smart Thermostat” for your home, chances are you did your research on Nest, saw the few options at B&Q, and then decided to succumb to the calls from British Gas and get the Hive Active Heating system installed.

Why? Well, I chose Hive because:

  • At the time, Nest didn’t support triggering…

Neil J Patel

Tech Lead, Xamarin Insights. Code. Cloud. #MUFC.

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