32 Design Questions cove.tool Can Answer in Different Project Phases

Published on January 16, 2020 Concept/ Pre-Design Schematic Design Design Development Construction Drawings Concept/ Pre-design How does massing impact energy?... Read More

5 Ways Glare Impacts your Design

Published on January 7, 2020

What is Glare? Glare, also known as visual discomfort is defined by the Illuminating Engineering…

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High Performance Student Union

Published on December 11, 2019 00// Analysis Type Done on Project Climate Analysis Pre-Design and Concept Design Energy Analysis Concept... Read More

Effect of Window Shapes on Building Energy Use

Published on September 13, 2019

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to observe the sensitivity of the modeled window…

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How to log LEED’s Integrative Process credit using cove.tool

Published on August 27, 2019 The work users do in cove.tool can also help them earn LEED Points. As design... Read More

How does shading impact design performance?

Published on August 27, 2019

Solar Shading is a powerful passive strategy that if fully utilized can have a massive impact on your overall building’s performance. However, this is dependent on a multitude of factors including the amount of shading added and the program that are in the building.

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Façade Optimization made Simple with Parametric Automation

Published on August 12, 2019 Imagine a software that could automatically understand where your building is, where the glass is,... Read More

5 Steps to make a Performance Diagram for your Project Pursuit

Published on July 30, 2019 Building Performance is a science very few people outside of the AEC industry understand. Yet... Read More

How to Run an Energy Conservation Measure (ECM) Analysis

Published on July 30, 2019 An Energy Conservation Measure (ECM) is proposed to improve the energy efficiency of building infrastructure,... Read More

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