How Many Truckloads of Ice is your building saving?

Published on July 29, 2019 Research showcases that mountain glaciers contribute about 15 lb of ice melt for each lb... Read More

Early Stage analysis for Renovation Project (Case Study)

Published on July 15, 2019 This article demonstrates how the stakeholders can use Cove.tool to optimize for cost and energy... Read More

How can you enhance your design skills in 3 steps?

Published on July 15, 2019 With the recent AIA resolution (for energy efficiency), more efficient energy codes, targets like LEED,... Read More

How do minor orientation changes impact the building EUI?

Published on June 28, 2019 Short Answer: It depends significantly on your glazing percentage. If you have a glazing percentage... Read More

How to create custom templates in cove.tool: Laboratory, Library or Gymnasium

Published on June 28, 2019 Building Type is a factor used in energy modeling software to differentiate commercial buildings into... Read More

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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