academic resources

Academic Resources

Why choose cove.tool?

Academic Integration

cove.tool empowers architects, engineers and contractors to achieve energy targets, reduce construction costs and make data-driven decisions by utilizing our patent-pending automated building design platform. Now we want to do the same for faculty and students.

  • cove.tool’s education program is 100% free to students and faculty.  We want to equip everyone with the tools and know-how to build better buildings.

  • Benefit from a greater return on time with cove.tool’s comprehensive integration to several industry standard practices.

  • As a web-based platform, we have reduced the need for administrators, faculty, and students to engage in University technology support services with our automated, collaborative, and cloud-based approach.

Getting Started

Want to use cove.tool for a non-accredited course?

K-12 Programs

Looking to use cove.tool for a high school course, afterschool program, early education, and/or STEM program?

We can help! To introduce the next generation to the basics of energy modeling and building performance analysis our team at cove.tool has put together an example curriculum. Instructors download this template and adjust it to meet their needs.

Why cove.tool for your academic department? Design feedback that is based on actual building performance:

  • Reflects real-world practices. Thousands of industry professionals use cove.tool everyday to validate their design decisions.

  • Built-in error proofing! Our platform’s input automation allows even your first attempt to be successful.

  • Easy to learn! With our extensive video tutorials, help articles, and white papers all answers are easy to find.

  • Easy to use! Our platform allows you to speak intelligently and with confidence about your project with diagrams, graphics, and reports.


Use these tools to become a pro!

Help Center

Advice and answers from the cove.tool Team. Find the answer to all of your questions in our robust help center.

Check out the help center here

Training Sessions

cove.tool provides training sessions, including onboard training, workshops, and support calls. Learn more about that here.

Get more in-depth training with our training sessions

Case Studies

Read project case studies, white papers, and more to learn how other teams are utilizing cove.tool to save time and money and win more work.

See how others are utilizing cove.tool

List of Features

Holistic Building Performance Analysis with Comprehensive Features for AEC Professionals.

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cove.tool Academy

This self-paced course is broken up into bite-sized lessons to allow you to learn and explore at your own pace. Complete the quizzes and pass the final test with a passing score to earn certification.

Learn on your own schedule with cove.tool Academy

Want to use cove.tool for an accredited course?

Higher Education

Thinking about adding to your existing curriculum? Use our built-out studio and course guide for an addition to your syllabus. 

  • We provide studio engagement suggestions to keep your class on track and reach their goals.

  • Get step-by-step explanations and instructions for each part of the course in our downloadable lesson plan.

  • Get step-by-step explanations and instructions for each part of the course in our downloadable lesson plan.

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cove.tool + NAAB Accreditation

If your program is accredited by the National Architecture Accreditation Board (NAAB) we offer the following suggestions of how cove.tool can be integrated into your compliance and assessment of your program values, program criteria, and student criteria.

Are you involved with campus construction or planning?

If you work for a university in the development or planning of facilities, speak with a cove.tool representative today about acquiring access.