Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users – Setting Up a Starting View
In this installation of the Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users series, I am covering how to set up your Starting View in Revit. This process involves using a Sheet for a Starting View, not a Drafting View or Legend View. Prior to watching this video, you will need to have a Title Block inserted into your project as a Family. You can review my blog post on Title Blocks to learn some expert tips for inserting them into your projects.
Watch the video below to see my quick demonstration for setting up your Starting View in Revit.
The BIM Elephant returns, asking the popular question, “where is my ROI from using BIM?” My colleague Damon Socha and I dive in offering a different perspective.
Question: I just want to view a Revit model. How can I do this?
Expert Solution: Download the Revit trial version and use the Revit Viewer.
Newport Beach, California, March 31, 2016 – U.S. CAD, a Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions consultant and Autodesk Platinum Partner, introduces today the Performance Bundle, a special packaged solution that offers the best value in BIM tools, education, and training for BIM professionals. The Performance Bundle is offered in two versions, and each version incorporates three of U.S. CAD’s top productivity, education and training solutions: the U.S. CAD Tools, CADLearning and the BIM Workshops.
Over the last few weeks, Autodesk has released a few updates, most notably AutoCAD 2019 Update 1 (Service Pack 1). They’ve also announced the retirement of Buzzsaw and A360 Desktop Sync. Read on for all the updates this month.
Hate the admin work that comes with your building and design documents? Here’s how Bluebeam can help take away the drudgery and win back your time.
Early Bird registration is now open for the 2016 Orange County BIM Workshops, a training conference hosted by U.S. CAD, a BIM consultant and Autodesk Platinum Partner.
How often do you find yourself in the middle of a project with a strict deadline, running into struggles that could be solved if you knew just a little bit more about the software program? As users, our weaknesses are most apparent to ourselves when deadlines are close and researching issues will eat up precious amounts of our limited time.
The CADLearning platform is designed to help Autodesk users improve software skills and increase efficiency on projects when it fits in your schedule. The online learning model can work for any user with any learning style at any skill level.
Newport Beach, California, October 28, 2015 – The Phoenix BIM Workshop, a one-day user and technology conference, concluded on October 15th with overwhelmingly positive reactions from the first-time attendees.
You may have heard that with the 2017 release of Revit, Autodesk replaced the Revit vertical offerings (Architecture, MEP and Structure) with Revit (sometimes called “one-box”). What does this mean for you? Revit now contains the capabilities of all three verticals in one application. So, if you were previously using Revit Architecture, for example, you can now do everything you could do before (and more!) in Revit.
Kobi Toolkit for Revit, previously known as CGS Revit Tools, are a series of add-in utilities that extend the capabilities of Revit in various key areas. Philip Charlson shares his three favorite Revit productivity tools in the Kobi Toolkit.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! I have some really cool videos and tips for AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and more this month. There are also some recent updates from Autodesk. Read on for all of this month’s news.
RSVP now for the San Diego Big BIM event on Thursday, April 10th!
Enjoy some of the best BBQ in the county with Phil’s BBQ and hear from special Autodesk guest speakers Scott Davis and Angel Espinoza, who will be discussing the latest Autodesk technology news and features. Don’t miss out on this annual update!
The annual Autodesk product release is upon us. For users on subscription, products like Revit, 3ds Max, etc. are ready to be downloaded and used right away! Whether you’re an architect, a contractor, an MEP designer, structural engineer or otherwise involved in building design and construction, here’s what’s new for you in Autodesk 2018!
Revit 2019 is finally here! Check out my conversation with CADLearning’s Building Content Manager Jason Boehning about some of our favorite new features and what they’ll mean for Revit users.
If you’re a company or team that still uses AutoCAD for the majority of your design work, then the sermon of how much “better” Revit is than AutoCAD is a tired one. Why is there such a big push for making the switch from AutoCAD to Revit?