Comverge to Share Best Practices for Designing Energy Management Products at DESIGN West

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two members of Comverge's hardware development team, Heath Glass, senior director of hardware development, and Mike Guyre, manager, IntelliTEMP™ development, will share insights on successfully designing energy management products during a session on embedded development at the DESIGN West conference. DESIGN West is the world's only technical conference and expo for electronics systems designers, entrepreneurs, and technology professionals. The conference takes place at the McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California from April 22–25, 2013.

During the session, Glass and Guyre will discuss the growing complexity developers face when testing modern embedded systems. The presentation will deliver unique Comverge insights into software and web development best practices that have helped to efficiently reduce defects and time-to-market for innovative consumer and industrial energy management products. This will include insights into test-driven development with CUnit, behavior-driven development with Ruby & Cucumber, and continuous integration with Cruise Control.

  • What: Presentation: "Test-Driven Embedded Development"
  • When: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PT Thursday, April 25, 2013
  • Where: McEnery Convention Center, Salon 1, San Jose, California
  • Who:
  • Heath Glass, senior director of hardware development, Comverge
  • Mike Guyre, manager, IntelliTEMP™ development, Comverge

Held in Silicon Valley, DESIGN West brings together top design engineers and product developers to participate in practical hands-on training. To learn more about DESIGN West and to see a complete program for the conference, please visit:

About Comverge

Comverge delivers a comprehensive suite of intelligent energy management solutions that enable utilities, grid operators, and commercial and industrial organizations to optimize their energy usage in order to reduce costs, meet regulatory requirements, and support sustainability initiatives. With 30 years of experience helping customers implement innovative Demand-Side Management programs, Comverge has deployed more than five and a half million energy management devices, recruited over one million residential customers into mass market demand response programs, and served thousands of commercial & industrial customers. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

CONTACT: For Additional Information Jason Cigarran Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications Comverge, Inc. 678-823-6784

Source:Comverge, Inc.