The excellent thermal performance of the HiveIQ EPS beehive provides a healthy environment for honeybees all year round. It keeps the colony dry and warm throughout winter and cool, productive, and healthy throughout summer.
EPS beehives help you keep more productive bees… With more than six times the insulation value of a standard wooden beehive, The HiveIQ beehive provides an environment more akin to living in a large hollow tree with a large thermal protective mass. The 1.6-inch thick solid EPS hive top and walls prevent heat loss and heat radiating into the hive during hot weather.
The interlocking design between hives ensures a perfect seal between hive bodies and frames eliminating hot or cold drafts and preventing water from entering the hive. The recessed queen excluder enables a perfect seal between the brood box and the second box ensuring a perfect seal between hive bodies. The ventilated floor allows the colony to manage airflow, and humidity in the hive.