Features & Analysis Types

Methodology and Assumptions

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53 articles in this collection
Written by Damini Ganesh, Patrick Chopson, Sandeep Ahuja and 4 others
3D Analysis (Daylight, Shadow, Radiation, etc.)

LEED Quality Views Documentation

A written tutorial on how to complete LEED documentation using data generated by cove.tool's 3D analysis
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Written by Aditi Agarwal
Updated this week

Full Floor Plate Daylight Analysis

Daylighting explanations and assumptions
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Written by Patrick Chopson
Updated over a week ago

How does cove.tool compare to DIVA for daylighting analysis?

Case Study, Daylight, Simulation, sDA, Glare, ASE, DIVA, Analysis.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

COVID Occupancy Assessment

How is the COVID Score Calculated?
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Quality Views Analysis and cove.tool

Understanding quality view types and LEED Credit requirements
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Shadow Studies and cove.tool

Solar Access to Self Shading
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Radiation Analysis in cove.tool

A descriptive overview of Radiation analysis, what the diagram means, and how to leverage cove.tool for design insights.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

Sun Hours Analysis and cove.tool

Sun Hours, Solar Exposure, Rights to Light Laws, and more
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Facade Guidance Feature

FAQ - How to use the Small Room Rapid Prototyping Facade Tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Why am I getting 0.0% sDA? or 100% sDA?

FAQ: My project has windows but I am getting no daylight penetration! Or my project is getting 100% sDA which is impossible!
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago
Carbon

cove.tool and The GreenBook™

Design ready embodied carbon rates for construction materials and assemblies. Plugin to embodied carbon database.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated this week

How to approach embodied carbon reduction on your project

An overview and design guide for embodied carbon values by building elements, material, and priority.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

Net-Zero Energy & Net-Zero Carbon strategies supported by cove.tool

A descriptive overview of Net-Zero Energy and Net-Zero Carbon and the cove.tool analysis that supports design strategies.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

Embodied Carbon and Cove.tool

Using the EC3 Database through cove.tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

How does cove.tool calculate Carbon Emissions and CO2 %Reduction?

Architecture 2030 Zero Tool and cove.tool
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Written by Marco Aguirre
Updated over a week ago

Truckloads of Ice Saved with Proposed Design

Buildings contribute to 40% of carbon emissions. Scientist have shown a direct relationship between carbon emissions and glacial ice melt
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Written by Akshay Padwal
Updated over a week ago

Embodied Carbon calculation for wall framing in cove.tool

How to quickly calculate the embodied carbon for framing material.
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

Understanding Embodied Carbon values for building products in cove.tool.

An overview of the methods and assumptions for embodied carbon values for the products
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago

LEED Pilot Credit for procurement of low carbon construction materials and cove.tool.

A descriptive overview of the embodied carbon reduction method in cove.tool helps meet the LEED Pilot Credit
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Written by Jonathan Essary
Updated over a week ago