How Many LEED points do you get for Water Use Intensity Reduction?

Published on June 4, 2019

Cove.tool automates the interior Water Use Intensity (WUI) calculation for your building and the impact of low flow fixtures and potential number of LEED points it can yield

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How is your glass impacting your energy performance?

Published on May 30, 2019 The openings in the building envelope that are covered with a transparent surface are known... Read More

Solar Shading in cove.tool

Published on May 30, 2019 Image Courtesy Duda Paine Architects Fins and Overhangs Cove.tool offers a Facade and Context Page... Read More

5 Building Performance Metrics Every Architect should know

Published on May 21, 2019 EUI (kBtu/ft2/yr) A building's energy use intensity refers to the energy required to operate and... Read More

Import Revit, Rhino, SKP to cove.tool

Published on May 8, 2019

Revit, Rhino, SKP to cove.tool. Cove.tool’s modeling software plugins were created to streamline the import of building geometry.

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cove.tool at the UN Environment Assembly 4

Published on May 8, 2019 cove.tool attended, by special invitation, the UN Science and Business Policy Forum and the UN... Read More

LEED points and cove.tool

Published on May 7, 2019 Cove.tool assists in pursuing the following LEED v.4 credits: IP c1, SS c1, EA p2,... Read More

15 Steps to 100% AIA 2030 Energy Modeling Adoption in Your Firm

Published on May 7, 2019 Having worked with architecture teams large and small on the path to implementing early stage... Read More

Return on Investment and Simple Payback with cove.tool

Published on May 7, 2019

Cove.tool utilizes a simple payback methodology for the return on investment calculation. The payback period refers to the amount of time it takes to recover the cost of an investment.

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What are Carbon Emissions (and why do they matter?)

Published on May 6, 2019 When we talk about carbon emissions, we’re focusing specifically on carbon dioxide, or CO2. Naturally,... Read More