Introducing the Worcester Bosch Wave

Heating control at your fingertips! The Wave is a sophisticated device which allows heating and hot water to be adjusted from a smartphone or tablet using a wireless internet connection The sleek black glass wall-mounted control panel is compatible with a wide range of the award-winning Greenstar gas-fired boilers,. Its intuitive and modern design ensures easy programming and control of your boiler.

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Complete control, the smarter way

Through the easy-to-use Wave App, you can take complete control of your heating and hot water, whether at home, at work, or on holiday. The App not only allows remote adjustment of heating and hot water performance, but also provides you with valuable information on your gas consumption for both heating and hot water, helping you manage your bills more effectively during a time of rising energy costs. The Wave is compatible with an Apple iOS or Android device across any Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G network connection. The intuitive device combines a room thermostat and programmable control in one stylish unit. Intuitive and easy to use, with just a touch, the Wave can show you the current temperature of your home, your desired settings and whether the heating is running at its most efficient.

All you need is:

  • Worcester Wave controller
  • Compatible Worcester boiler
  • Wi-Fi enabled broadband router
  • The Wave app available on: Apple® devices running iOS 5.1 and higher, Android™ devices running 2.2, 2.3 or 4.0 and higher.

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Smarter efficiency

Unlike many other smart controls on the market, the Wave boasts load compensation; taking into account the current room temperature and only firing the boiler at the necessary level for more efficient use of fuel, to maintain peak efficiency levels. An optional weather compensation feature meanwhile, boosts efficiency even further by referencing the property’s postcode to determine local weather conditions. This negates the need to install a north facing sensor externally to the property, making installation The control can also use presence detection via smartphone location to adjust heating levels in line with attendance at home and the desired personal comfort settings.


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Which smart phone versions will work with the Wave app?

Apple iOS (from 5.1) and Android (from 2.2), Froyo, Gingerbread, IceCream Sandwich and Jelly Bean and KitKat.

How much is the Wave app?

The Wave app including all future updates is free of charge.

Does the Wave come with a guarantee?

Yes, the Wave comes with a 2 year guarantee however it will also carry the same guarantee as the boiler, if the two are installed at the same time.

If there is no Wi-Fi available is it possible to connect the Wave to a personal hotspot via 3G or 4G?

Yes that’s possible but only for a short time due to data charges. The personal hotspot will be shown as a Wi-Fi network in the list of networks. Simply select the personal hotspot and enter the corresponding password and the Wave will then be connected to your hotspot.

Can someone hack the Wave?

The data connection is encrypted, this means that your Wave is very secure.

Do I need a Worcester boiler to use the Wave?

Yes, there is a comprehensive list of compatible boilers.

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Where is the best place to install the Wave in the home?

The Wave operates by sensing the air temperature therefore it’s important that it is in a clear flow of air that is representative of the house. Industry guidance and good practice is to locate the thermostat in the hall or landing away from direct sunlight or secondary heating.

If I lose my or don’t have a smart phone can I still operate my heating?

Yes, the Wave can be controlled manually without the smart phone.

Does the Wave switch between British summer and winter time automatically?

Yes. When the Wave is first installed it will establish your location and set the time and date automatically. GMT updates also happen automatically.

How many smart devices can be linked to the Wave and which one does the Wave ‘listen’ to?

The Wave can be linked with up to 8 devices, the one with the highest central heating temperature requirement takes priority.

After programming hot water times to control the combi boiler pre-heat function, the boiler does not appear to be pre-heating hot water at all, why is this?

The boiler pre-heat function must be enabled to allow the Wave to take control of your hot water. Refer to your combi boiler user guide to enable the pre-heat function; i.e. turn the ECO function off.

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