How-Tos

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33 articles in this collection
Written by Daniel Chopson, Damini Ganesh, Sandeep Ahuja and 1 other

Is there a SketchUp Plugin

Yes, we have an all new SketchUp Plugin
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

SketchUp Plug-in

How to export building geometry with cove.tool's SketchUp Plug-in
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Lock Feature

How to save / lock a cove.tool project?
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

When your custom engineering inputs create an error

How to troubleshoot your project
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

How to use the Facade Optimization (Beta) feature?

Tutorial and Things to know about Facade Optimization
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How to vary the Glazing Percentage

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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Using the cove.tool REST API

Using the cove.tool REST API to upload geometry and get the EUI breakdown
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Written by Daniel Chopson
Updated over a week ago

Georgia Tech Campus Center

A cove.tool case study
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

5 Ways to Discuss Building Performance at your Next Project Pursuit

Cove.tool Article Series: #01
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Comparing Different Mechanical Systems

Instructions to Add and Compare Different Mechanical Systems
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How to test Facade Options

You can easily test façade shading strategies using cove.tool.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Energy Efficient Classroom using cove.tool

A cove.tool case study
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Comparing Different Window Types

Instructions to compare window options in cove.tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How do I change Units?

The simple toggle button can be used to toggle between Metric and IP units.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Energy Efficient Lab Building using cove.tool

A cove.tool case study
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

IMPORTING GEOMETRY FROM REVIT, SKP, RHINO

PDF Tutorial with Screenshots
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Comparing Different Wall Types

Instructions to Add and Compare Walls Types
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

5 Things for an AIA 2030 Ready Office Building

Cove.tool Article Series, #03
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

5 Things to Look for in a High Performance Facade

Cove.tool Article Series: #02
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How can I model window shading devices using cove.tool?

You can enter easily from the Façade Analysis screen
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Testing Fins vs Overhangs

How to compare Shading Strategies in cove.tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How do I select the building type?

You select it easily from the building icons.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Changing Building Orientation

How to Rotate a Project inside cove.tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How to track 2030 Challenge using cove.tool?

Creating a project automatically calculates shows how you track with the 2030 Challenge. There is also an inbuilt 2030 Dashboard!
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Using Grasshopper Plug-in - 2

Part 2 - Surfaces to export for each Geometry Export Category
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How to select Engineering Mode in cove.tool?

Cove.tool allows you to easily select your role and mode on each project. This can be changed as many times as needed on any given project.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Using Grasshopper Plug-in - 1

Part 1 - Launching and Prepping the Grasshopper Plug-in
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How can I track LEED using cove.tool?

Creating a project automatically calculates the LEED EAp2 and EAc2. Cove.tool also allows the Integrative Credit for LEED.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Rhino Before Grasshopper

How to make sure your file contains only single surfaces.
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How to Select Architect Mode in cove.tool?

Cove.tool allows you to easily select your role and mode on each project. This can be changed as many times as needed on any given project.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

How to make a cove.tool account?

Clicking on “Sign Up Now” will take you to the sign up page below where you can enter your email to create a username and password.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago

Managing Users and Project Access

Steps for adding and removing users.
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Written by Damini Ganesh
Updated over a week ago

Façade Analysis with cove.tool

This video shows a walk through of using cove.tool for Façade Optimization.
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Written by Sandeep Ahuja
Updated over a week ago