SOURCE: Comverge

Comverge

February 02, 2016 09:00 ET

Comverge Announces IntelliCONNECT Integration With Pro1 T701i Wi-Fi Thermostat

Pro1 Thermostat Deployed via Trade Channel Provide Utilities With Widely Deployed Resource for Bring Your Own Device Demand Response Programs

NORCROSS, GA and BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - February 02, 2016) - Comverge, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based demand response and energy efficiency solutions for electric utilities, and Pro1, one of the largest heating and cooling controls manufacturers in North America, today announced Comverge integration with Pro1's new T701i Wi-Fi thermostat. Comverge's IntelliCONNECT cloud-based software will enable utilities looking to deploy bring your own device (BYOD) programs to use the T701i Wi-Fi Thermostat as a demand response resource. The T701i Wi-Fi thermostat is installed by Pro1's extensive national channel of reseller partners. Comverge and Pro1 offer the same capabilities with IntelliCONNECT and the T855i Wi-Fi thermostat.

"Comverge is committed to helping our utility customers drive down the cost of deploying demand response programs," said Gregory J. Dukat, Comverge Chairman, President and CEO. "Leveraging third-party grid-connected devices enables utilities to deploy a bring your own device program that has less cost than a traditional demand response program, while also better engaging with their customers. We are excited to once again partner with Pro1 and provide utilities a new set of potential demand response program customers."

IntelliCONNECT is fully integrated with the Comverge IntelliSOURCE customer engagement portal to give the residential energy consumer a full set of tools, such as a web and mobile engagement portal, customized insights and tips engine as well as personalized thermostat optimization, to conveniently reduce household energy consumption. 

"Pro1 is dedicated to creating efficient, high-quality products that the mass market can enjoy," said Jeff Edgar, CEO, Pro1. "That is why we are so excited to introduce the most affordable Wi-Fi thermostat on the market. Our T701i thermostat has all the functions and features HVAC technicians love and Comverge cloud-based software gives home owners tools to better manage energy consumption and utilities the ability to access a demand response resource. By utilizing our existing distribution channel and our partnership with Comverge we can bring demand response programs to more homes than ever before."

About Comverge
Comverge is the industry's leading provider of integrated cloud-based demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions that enable electric utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands and enhance the customer experience. Through its combination of software, hardware and services, Comverge helps utilities optimize every aspect of a demand management program, from participant recruitment and device installation to call center support, control events and measurement and verification. Comverge has worked with hundreds of electric utilities to deploy nearly six million energy management devices and enroll more than two million residential customers into mass-market demand management programs. In July 2015, Navigant Research ranked Comverge the industry's number one demand response provider. For more information, visit www.comverge.com and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

About Pro1

Pro1 specializes in making high quality HVAC controls for the professional trade. We know the ins and outs of heating and cooling equipment, understand the market demands, and continue to optimize system performance year after year. For more information, visit www.pro1iaq.com.

Contact Information

  • For Additional Information

    Jason Cigarran
    Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications
    Comverge, Inc.
    678-823-6784
    jcigarran@comverge.com

    Geoff Goss
    Director of Marketing
    Pro1 Technologies
    417-861-4733
    ggoss@pro1iaq.com