Smart Heating and Hot Water Control

Smart Heating and Hot Water Control
Smart Heating and
Hot Water Control
Handset not included.
ride the
to smarter heating and hot water control
The Wave is the first of a new generation of Worcester controls.
The Wave is a smart, internet-connected programmable control for central heating and
hot water which can be operated using a smart device.
The Wave’s innovative programming enables it to have an ‘intelligent conversation’
Simple to fit.
Simple to use.
with the boiler and take advantage of advanced control features such as weather
and load compensation.
Simply smarter.
simple to fit
The Wave is easy to install, requiring just a low
Ideal for homes and small businesses, the Wave
voltage 2-core wire connection between the
is compatible with many Greenstar gas-fired
control and the boiler. All other connections are
boilers as shown in the table below. It can also be
via the Wi-Fi network.
retrofitted for use with some previous Worcester
Unlike standard weather compensation controls,
EMS-Bus appliances.
the Wave does not need an external wired sensor.
All you need is:
Instead, the Wave uses online data which significantly
Worcester Wave control
reduces installation time and cost to the end user .
Compatible Worcester boiler
Wave compatible Greenstar boilers:††
Wi-Fi enabled broadband router – 802.11 b/g
The Wave app on a compatible Apple®
or Android™ device.
Greenstar i Junior**
Greenstar Si Compact
Greenstar CDi Compact
Greenstar CDi Classic†
Greenstar Highflow CDi
EMS 2 Wire
Greenstar boiler
Greenstar 12i System - 24i System^
Greenstar 27i System - 30i System
Greenstar CDi Classic System†
Wi-Fi signal
(in home)
*Provided optional integral diverter valve is installed
**Manufactured after July 2013
†Manufactured after 16th January 2007 with
software version CF12.10 onwards.
^Manufactured after February 2011.
††Correct at time of printing. For the latest list of
compatible boilers see the Worcester website.
External access
(away from home)
External access
(away from home)
simple to use
The Wave’s intuitive and modern design ensures
An installation and operating manual is provided with
it is very simple to operate using either its in-built
each control and there are a number of helpful videos
touchscreen or via the Wave app. Users simply
to provide further detail on specific functions.
download the Wave app to their compatible device to
take control of their heating system from anywhere in
the world where an internet connection is available.
There are no subscription fees or chargeable app
Should you temporarily lose your internet connection,
the Wave will continue to operate as an intelligent
heating and hot water control simply by using the
last saved programme settings.
add-ons, therefore updates to the app software are
completely free of charge.
Wave compatible devices:*
Apple® devices running
iOS 5.1 and higher
Android™ devices running
2.2, 2.3 or 4.0 and higher
The Wave app is intuitive and easy to navigate.
*Correct at time of printing.
simply adaptable
Adapting to the homeowner’s needs.
Each Wave control is supplied with a pre-set
The Wave will remember preferred programme
programme that can then be easily modified to suit
settings to make these easily available and features
the user’s requirements.
a ‘holiday programme’, requiring just a start and
The Wave is highly adaptable and can be
finish date.
programmed to ‘pair’ with up to eight devices,
For security and peace of mind, all of the Wave’s
which it automatically senses when people
data is owned by the user, ensuring no information is
are at home. However, sensing to an individual
shared with other parties.
device can be turned off if required.
Unlike most other smart heating controls, the Wave
can also programme the hot water settings, providing
additional energy savings and comfort.
simply smarter
Enhanced energy efficiency.
The Wave’s advanced programming enables it to have
For example, when you turn your room temperature
an ‘intelligent conversation’ with the boiler to take
down a leaf symbol will appear to indicate additional
advantage of control features such as weather and
savings are being made.
load compensation. This ensures that the boiler
modulates its performance to meet the needs of each
household, providing the optimum balance of
comfort and efficiency.
The Wave app allows you to see a chart of your
In the forthcoming ErP Directive (Energy-related
Products Directive) coming out of Europe, smart
controls like the Wave are recognised as improving
the system efficiency by at least 4%, resulting in
lower fuel bills.
heating and hot water usage so that you can easily
identify where potential savings could be made.
Modern condensing boilers are most efficient when the water temperature in the system is low.
Weather and load compensation reduce water temperatures and therefore increase efficiency,
without compromising user comfort.
simply worcester
Peace of mind.
The Wave is the result of Worcester’s considerable experience in the design of heating controls, combining
tried and tested expertise with the latest smart technologies. In sourcing the boiler and controls from a single
supplier you have the peace of mind that all components are designed to work in harmony with each other.
Contact us.
Worcester’s customer support team is recognised
Technical Helpline (Pre & Post Sales)
as one of the finest in the country.
Tel: 0330 123 3366
Based in Worcester, our dedicated team of
experienced technical experts provides answers
Tel: 0330 123 9229
to queries across the entire Worcester range for
both current and past products.
Email: [email protected]
or telephone 0330 123 9559
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assurance purposes.
want to know more?
Here are a few frequently asked questions and answers to help you gain a more in-depth understanding
of the Wave.
How much is the Wave app?
Does the Wave switch between British summer and winter time automatically?
The Wave app including all future updates is free of charge.
Yes, when the Wave is first installed it will establish its location and set the time and date automatically.
GMT updates also happen automatically.
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,
Where is my data is stored?
if the two are installed at the same time.
One of the advantages of the Wave is that the data is not stored on the server – everything is stored on the
Wave itself. Therefore the homeowner owns their data. The Wave automatically checks the server every night
Can someone hack the Wave?
to see if any updates are available. These updates are then installed automatically meaning that they benefit
The data connection is encrypted. This means that the Wave is very secure.
from all updates to features and functionalities.
Where is the best place to install the Wave in the home?
Can I use the Wave to control more than one zone e.g. more than one heating zone?
The Wave operates by sensing the air temperature therefore it’s important that it is in a clear flow of air
No, the Wave is currently only suitable to control one heating and one hot water zone.
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.
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
What happens if I lose my internet connection?
If the connection is lost, the Wave can be operated manually. However the timed heating and hot water
programme will not function until the internet connection is re-established.
If I lose my smart phone can I still operate my heating?
Yes, the Wave can be controlled manually without the smart phone.
requirement takes priority.
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Worcester, Bosch Group,
Cotswold Way, Warndon,
Worcester, WR4 9SW
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