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Energy Modeling Consultant



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Who We Are: cove.tool is at the forefront of sustainable building design, combining AI-powered consulting with advanced analytics to optimize efficiency and environmental impact for architecture, engineering, and construction customers. We raised a $30 million Series B from Coatue (early backer of Apple, Tesla, and Rivian) and actor Robert Downey Jr (aka Iron Man). cove.tool helps design teams streamline project workflows while rapidly decarbonizing the building design process by automating energy, daylight, glare, cost, and more. Did you know buildings contribute to over 40% of the global carbon emissions? Last year we helped customers offset 5x more carbon than Tesla!

Who You Are: As an Energy Modeling Consultant at cove.tool, you will collaborate with clients to create insightful and action-oriented building performance reports and outputs. Your role will focus on maximizing value for our clients through strategic project insights and innovative leadership. You will be an ambitious, hands-on, and results-driven consultant, excited to support and grow a customer base that represents the leading names in the AEC space (including 70 of the top 100 global architecture firms).

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Energy Modeling: Develop and refine energy models using OpenStudio and other simulation tools to support compliance with energy codes and standards.
  • Compliance Reporting: Prepare and submit detailed reports to meet green building and energy code compliance initiatives.
  • Client Interaction: Conduct external team meetings and represent cove.tool at conferences to discuss energy modeling reports and the various aspects of the cove.tool software offering.
  • Consultation and Strategy: Provide strategic insights and recommendations to clients based on energy modeling results to improve building performance and achieve sustainability goals.
  • Administrative Support: Maintain accurate time tracking and project updates using tools like Monday to ensure project delivery timelines are met.

Required Qualifications:

  • Confident, high energy, self-motivated, and a true team player.
  • Must have built building energy simulations that achieved compliance
  • Minimum 4-year bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field.
  • Preferred Master's with specialization in building simulation
  • At least 3 years of experience in an architecture, engineering, or consulting firm
  • Proficiency in energy modeling software such as cove.tool, IES, DesignBuilder, OpenStudio/EnergyPlus, TRACE 3D Plus, or others.
  • Able to be flexible and agile in responding to evolving business priorities.

Bonus Points For:

  • LEED Accreditation.
  • BEMP
  • PE, EIT, NCARB, or AIA.
  • Familiarity with Revit, Sketchup, and/or Rhino + Grasshopper.
  • Ability to write your own OpenStudio measures
  • Experience in talking to clients and explaining technical details.

What Makes You a Great Fit:

  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication abilities.
  • Aptitude for learning and applying new technologies.
  • Collaborative mindset.
  • Passionate about design and technology.


Hybrid work environment in Atlanta, GA. Mon/Wed/Fri from home. Tue/Thu must be in-person for mentorship, collaboration, and training.

What’s In It for You:

  1. 100% Employer Paid Health insurance
  2. Vision and Dental benefits
  3. Employer-paid public transit pass and biking stipend
  4. Competitive Pay
  5. Work-Life Balance
  6. Onsite Gym membership
  7. Hybrid Work
  8. Unlimited Paid time off and holidays
  9. Snacks, beer, team events

Cove.tool is proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or transgender status), age, or disability.