General User FAQs

Most commonly asked questions about the CinchBuild platform.

What is CinchBuild?
CinchBuild is a digital design and simulation platform that validates construction design through unified software, data science and computing resources in ...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:44 PM
What can I do with CinchBuild?
Using CinchBuild, building designers are able to work remotely, subscribing to different software packages for modeling and simulating buildings, using clou...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:36 PM
How can I get started with CinchBuild?
The first thing to do is to sign-up for a free account on the CinchBuild platform. Once you have a CinchBuild account, you are able to browse and subscribe ...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:38 PM
What can Building Designers do with CinchBuild that they could not before?
As a web-based platform, CinchBuild can support your team by providing them with the tools to work remotely while they simulate and validate their building ...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:38 PM
What types of simulations are available on the CinchBuild platform?
You will have access to the following types of Building Science simulations: Building Energy Simulations - Simulate and validate architectural and HVA...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:39 PM
What system requirements do I need to utilize CinchBuild for my design firm?
A standard, up-to-date web browser is all that is needed to access the power of CinchBuild. 
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:53 PM
What does a Unified Data System mean for my design firm?
It's very simple! Once you’ve entered building data into software on the CinchBuild platform, every title that you have granted data access to on the pl...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:53 PM
How does the CinchBuild environment work?
CinchBuild can be accessed using any web-capable computing system, including laptops, mobile devices, or powerful workstations. With a CinchBuild account, y...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:54 PM
What is the difference between using software on the CinchBuild platform and our own internal system?
CinchBuild is a remote, account-based environment that enables your team to work from virtually anywhere in the world with a simple web browser and Internet...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:54 PM
How do I load my design data into CinchBuild?
Data entry is handled as it would normally be using the various software titles on the CinchBuild platform. Once your data is entered into the system, you w...
Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 at 11:57 PM