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Alan Johnson

Change The Alignment Reference Of Beam End Geometry In Revit Structure

Change The Alignment Reference Of Beam End Geometry In Revit Structure
Sometimes when we place structural columns and beams in Revit Structure the way they connect doesn’t exactly look how we want, luckily for us there are many tools to help us edit our structure and how...
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Alan Johnson

Adjust Cutback Geometry at End Joins in Revit Structures

Adjust Cutback Geometry at End Joins in Revit Structures
Something you may not be aware of in Revit Structure, there are 2 types of beam end joins: square-off and mitre. By default, the longer beam will be cut back from the shorter one, the Beam/Column Join...
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Simon Locke

L1 vs A? – Revit Circuiting Quick Tip

L1 vs A? – Revit Circuiting Quick Tip
Out of the box, the phase referencing for electrical circuits in Revit defaults to the American standard of A, B & C. This means your circuit references will look like the following for 3 phase ci...
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Simon Locke

Personalise the Revit Panel Schedule Template

Personalise the Revit Panel Schedule Template
Revit comes already pre-loaded with several panel schedule templates for Branch, Switchboard and Date circuits. Customising these templates allows you to personalise your finished panel schedule and e...
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Simon Dickinson

Cut and Fill in Revit

Cut and Fill in Revit
So, is Revit a civil engineering package? Basically, the answer is no, but it does not stop it from having a few tricks up its sleeves. Cut and Fill is one of those little gems. Autodesk Revit has som...
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Alan Johnson

Scheduling Room Information in Revit

Scheduling Room Information in Revit
In Revit, a schedule is just another way to represent or look at a project. A schedule is a tabular display of information, extracted from the properties of the elements in a project, we can create sc...
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Pat Mullins

Quantitative Lighting Analysis with Autodesk Insight 360 - Daylighting Analysis for Revit Plugin.

Quantitative Lighting Analysis with Autodesk Insight 360 - Daylighting Analysis for Revit Plugin.
This is the second in a series of blogs that explore Autodesk’s Energy Analysis solutions. Using daylight in your building is a key strategy for passive design. Letting sun into your building impacts ...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Project Browser Organisation Without Using Browser Organisation

Revit Project Browser Organisation Without Using Browser Organisation
Recently I was visiting a customer, providing some on site Revit consultancy, they had a question on how to organise the Project Browser, Revit allows Browser Organisation by right clicking to top lev...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Where Is My Residential Template? Missing Content in Revit 2018

Where Is My Residential Template?  Missing Content in Revit 2018
Oh no! my content has gone missing! Actually, no! The Revit 2018 start-up Project menu has been simplified but the Residential Template is still available, here is how to load it. The templates menu i...
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Pat Mullins

Moving Files from SketchUp to Revit

Moving Files from SketchUp to Revit
This blog is going to show you a new workflow for importing SketchUp Components into Revit while still retaining material textures and with the ability to predefine a Revit ‘Category’. There are ...
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