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Simon Locke

Powering Your Model With Revit Circuits - Part 2

Powering Your Model With Revit Circuits - Part 2
Circuits in Revit can take many forms. Power, Data and Fire Protection to name but a few, whatever the circuit you wish to create, the process is very similar and relatively simple once you’re familiar with it. Naturally you need to have the correct equipment loaded into your project to create circuits, the default Autodesk content is generally set up well enough to begin with. The benefits of cir...
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Pat Mullins

How to control Scaling for Revit MEP Symbols

How to control Scaling for Revit MEP Symbols
Revit can display the content of a view with more or less detail based upon the status of the ‘Course, Medium or Fine’ display icon. This is a really useful feature that can save a lot of time, but it sometimes requires adjustment to make it display the symbolic representation of MEP families correctly. Specifically, the size of the symbols whilst in ‘Course’ level of display may be too large, or ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Graitec PowerPack - Openings Tool and how to use it with Revit linked files.

Graitec PowerPack - Openings Tool and how to use it with Revit linked files.
If you have not yet installed the Graitec Power Pack for Revit then you are missing out on some great additional tools within Revit such as Link to Excel, the Re-Numbering tool, and numerous Structural Reinforcement tools to name just a few. This article, however, is all about the Openings Tool. The Openings Tool examines your architectural model, finds all the intersections of Pipework and Ductwo...
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Pat Mullins

Using Revit MEP Rise and Drop Symbols

Using Revit MEP Rise and Drop Symbols
A recent tech support call concerned defining Rise and Drop symbols with Revit pipe and ductwork, so I thought I would share the process. Just a few steps are required: Firstly, determine the ‘System Type’ used. Armed with this information, expand the ‘Families’ heading within the Project Browser, drill down until you find ‘Piping’ or ‘Duct’ Systems (whichever is appropriate) depress your mouse r...
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Simon Locke

Quick Tip - Revit MEP System Browser

Quick Tip - Revit MEP System Browser
A useful tool you have as part of the MEP side of Revit is the ‘System Browser’. This allows you to view and select both your MEP systems/circuits as well as the Spaces and Zones. This is handy especially on large projects where it can be difficult to manage these items. The browser can be accessed by either right clicking on the main screen or from the user interface button on the view tab. At t...
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Simon Locke

Getting more out of Revit MEP 3D Views

Getting more out of Revit MEP 3D Views
When you are working in the MEP disciplined views in Revit, the filtering of the view will make the architectural and structural elements half toned and transparent, which in some instances makes some of the other modelled elements look out of place. See below sectioned floorplan. A way of getting around this is to use some of the view enhancing features in Revit and make the model a bit more leg...
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How to Import FABmep Models & Projects into Revit MEP

revit-mep-2014-badge-200pxYou can now transfer Autodesk Fabrication FABmep Models into Autodesk Revit MEP software, allowing you the capability of importing and exporting between the two for as-built and record drawing purposes. For users with Autodesk Fabrication software, Autodesk Revit allows them to export FABmep models. They can open, modify and save the models using Autodesk Fabrication. This tech preview attempts t...
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