Building Science Insight
Deep dives, Case studies, How To's, and more
By Akshay and 2 others3 authors85 articles
How does shading impact design performance?
How does shading and WWR impact the energy and environmental performance of a building?
When your custom engineering inputs create an error
Georgia Tech Campus Center
Changes in Early Stage Design Strategies post COVID-19
5 Ways to Discuss Building Performance at your Next Project Pursuit
How lighting design impact building's performance?
Energy Efficient Classroom using cove.tool
Why is my building already 60% more efficient than the 2030 Baseline, before any changes or optimization?
Design improvement strategies to reduce energy use and carbon footprint in hospitals
Energy Efficient Lab Building using cove.tool
Impact of Glazing Properties on Energy Use Intensity
5 Things to Look for in a High Performance Facade
5 Things for an AIA 2030 Ready Office Building
How to convert from metric u-value to American R-value
The calculation of full-time equivalent (FTE)
How do I calculate COP and IPLV from EER?
ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides
Commercial HVAC Systems Guide
Connecting to District Energy Systems
179D Commercial Buildings Energy-Efficiency Tax Deduction
Calculating area weighted average for building inputs
Sun Tunnels, Tubular Skylights, and Solar Tubes
6 Ways to Lower Your EUI
How to Model 'Only Heating' or 'Only Cooling' Systems in Cove.tool?
How to model Chilled Beams in cove.tool?
How to Model Energy Recovery in cove.tool?
How to Model Multiple Mechanical Systems in cove.tool?
How to convert ACH value into CFM or L/s
Modeling Swimming Pools with cove.tool
Ventilation Calculation Method for Different Energy Codes
Internal Heat Gain Calculation Methodology
How is your glass impacting your energy performance?
Orientation Impact on Energy Performance Study
Effect of Window Shapes on Building Energy Use Study
Single Zone vs Multi Zone Energy Study
How does cove.tool compare to EnergyPlus
How does cove.tool compare to DIVA for daylighting analysis?
Comparison Between OpenStudio (EnergyPlus) and cove.tool
Checks for Comparing Cove.tool Results with EnergyPlus based software
Performance and Prescriptive Path for Building Code Compliance
Why Correct Inputs Are Important In an Energy Model?
Comparison of Different Mechanical Systems using cove.tool in Early Stages of Design
How to create your custom building type cove.tool template?
Energy Model Input Resources
Request Custom Templates
Energy Modeling for Historic Buildings
Custom Template: Religious Facility (Church, Temple, Mosque, etc.)
Custom Template: Warehouse
Custom Template: Automotive Facility (Car Dealership)
Custom Template: Library
Custom Template: K-12 School
Custom Template: Fire Station
Custom Template: Ice Rink
Custom Template: Gymnasium
Should Parking Structures be Included in the Energy Analysis?
Custom Template: Supermarket
Data Center Modeling
Modeling Healthcare Projects