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…

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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

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

What is energy use intensity (EUI)?

Published on May 6, 2019 Energy Use Intensity (EUI) is a building’s annual energy consumption relative to its gross area.... Read More

Single Zone vs Multi Zone Energy Model for Early Stage Design

Published on May 6, 2019 Introduction: The purpose of this study is to reduce the time and effort put into... Read More

How to use Passive Strategies in your Design

Published on April 23, 2019

Designing with passive strategies is about understanding the constraints and creating design responses that do not

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How Efficient Are Your Energy Modeling Inputs?

Published on April 8, 2019 ​The efficiency spectrum below are a good guide for various energy modeling inputs ​ Read More