Input Descriptions

Inputs, Standards, and Definitions

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Ventilation Control

Input Description for Ventilation Control : Demand Control Ventilation, Always On, and Off During Unoccupied Hours
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Heat Pumps

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Radiant Systems

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Induction System

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Structure and Interior Finishes Inputs for Embodied Carbon Optimization

Engineering inputs and embodied carbon
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Solar Hot Water (SHW) inputs

Engineering Inputs
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Fan Coil System

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Variable Air Volume (VAV)

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Constant Volume Systems (CAV)

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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2030 Building Type

How do I know I am selecting the right custom building type?
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Single Duct with Terminal Reheat

Engineering Inputs: System Types
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DX Split System

Engineering Inputs: System Type
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Single Duct System

Engineering Inputs (System Type)
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Solar Panel Module Location

Engineering Inputs
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Facade Thermal Performance

Engineering Inputs
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Solar Panel Module Type

Engineering Inputs - PV, Photovoltaic Inputs
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Solar Panel Angle

Engineering Inputs
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Envelope Heat Capacity

Engineering Inputs
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Blinds/Curtains/Shades

Engineering Inputs
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Roof

Engineering Inputs
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Cooling Set Points

Engineering Inputs
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Heating Set Points

Engineering Inputs
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Exterior Lighting Power

Engineering Inputs
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Lighting

Engineering Inputs
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Occupancy

Engineering Inputs
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Glazing

Engineering Inputs
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Exhaust Recirculation Percentage

Engineering Inputs
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Heat Recovery System

Engineering Inputs
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Ventilation Type

Engineering Inputs
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Pump Control Inputs

Engineering Inputs
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Mechanical Ventilation Air Flow Rate

Engineering Inputs
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Occupancy Sensors

Engineering Inputs
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Integrated Part Load Value

Engineering Inputs
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Building Energy Management System

Engineering Inputs
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Wall

Engineering Inputs
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DHW Generation

Engineering Inputs
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Skylight

Engineering Inputs
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Infiltration (ac/h)

Engineering Inputs
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Metabolic Rate

Engineering Inputs
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Appliance Use

Engineering Inputs
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Occupancy Day of the Week

Engineering Inputs
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Occupant Density

Engineering Inputs
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Cooling System COP

Engineering Inputs
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Heating Systems COP

Engineering Inputs
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Mechanical Ventilation Air

How cove.tool calculates your Mechanical Ventilation Air
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System Type

Engineering Inputs
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Hot Water Distribution System

Engineering Inputs
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Fan Flow Control Factor

Engineering Inputs
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Solar Panel Surface Area

Engineering Inputs
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Building Height

Engineering Inputs
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Daylight Sensors

Engineering Inputs
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Domestic Hot Water Demand

Engineering Inputs
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Specific Fan Power

Engineering Inputs
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Engineering Inputs: General Tab

Dropdown Menu Description for Primary Energy, Utility Rates
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Solar Angles

Understanding the Terminology
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Energy Codes

What is ASHRAE 90.1?

A descriptive overview of the ASHRAE 90.1 code and how cove.tool uses it to set building baseline values.
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What is ASHRAE 62.1

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What is NECB?

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Title 24 Models with cove.tool

California Title 24 Projects
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What is TEDI?

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What is Title 24?

How cove.tool support net-zero energy for California's Title 24.
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Title 24 2016 and 2019

Cove.tool automates the energy modeling inputs for the California Energy Code
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CBECS and cove.tool

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Washington State Energy Code Amendments to IECC 2015/ASHRAE 2013

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Seattle Energy Code Amendments to Washington Energy Code 2015

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2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code

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Australian National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 and Cove.tool

This article lists the sources for engineering inputs that cove.tool refers for Australian National Construction Code (NCC) 2019
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United Kingdom National Calculation Methodology (NCM) and Cove.tool

The article lists the input references from NCM for energy models located in United Kingdom
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2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC)

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Cove.tool and Toronto Green Standard (TGS)

Learn how Cove.tool can help with Design Development Stage Energy Report Submission (DDSER)
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Comparing the Energy Codes: US vs CANADA

Comparing ASHRAE 90.1 2013 and Canada NECB 2015
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