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.
In this short video, learn how to use the Copy/Monitor tool to copy levels and grids from the architectural link you established. This is an essential step to help you clean up your existing plans and create some new floor plans.
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Costa Mesa, CA, January 3, 2012 – U.S. CAD, a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) integrator and provider of Autodesk 2D and 3D CAD products and services, today announced that it has earned the new Building Engineering – MEP Systems Specialization designation for value added resellers from Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. As an Autodesk MEP Systems Specialized Partner, U.S. CAD has shown that they have made significant investments in personnel with a background in the MEP engineering industries; they have a solid business plan specific to the MEP specialization area, have customer references, and demonstrate that they offer a high level of experience and support to customers in the MEP industry.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! In addition to some recent updates to note, I also have some awesome resources for InfraWorks and Civil 3D for you. Read on for all the updates and make sure you watch the videos.
Over the last few weeks, Autodesk has released a couple of updates for various software. I also have some really cool videos and articles that show some helpful tips & tricks for Civil 3D. Read on for all the updates this month.
Whether you are an architectural, MEP, or structural Revit user, all companies should know how to archive a Revit project and get it to a safe location. Here are directions for common scenarios when archiving Revit projects.
Title Blocks are essential sheets of information in your project that display details about your company, the client, the project and revisions. Learn how to super-charge your Revit Title Blocks and projects with these four expert tips.
Many people think Dynamo isn’t for them based on the notion that it’s only useful for complex geometry or twisting towers. Lacking programming knowledge scares some others away. The reality, however, is that this powerful Revit add-on can be useful for anyone and everyone who uses Revit.
In the May installment of the From AutoCAD to Revit webinar series, Aaron Wagner covers how to create and use Revit Templates, while sharing how it can save you a great deal of time in your project workflow moving forward.
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.
If you’ve ever played the “I’m not touching you game” as a child, you know how important boundaries are and our need for space. Revit families are no different. A 3D element provides a great parametric visual of what we can expect outside of the virtual world, but without the proper clearances the equipment may not be given the space it truly needs to function.
Autodesk came out with their mid-release update of Revit. With the release, comes a number of user-requested enhancements that just can’t wait for the next release. Philip Charlson shares what you need to know about these enhancements:
Newport Beach, California, August 27, 2015 – The Central States BIM Workshop, a two-day user conference, successfully concluded its fourth year in Omaha, NE. Hosted by U.S. CAD, a BIM consultant and Autodesk Platinum Partner, the event had more than 120 attendees from over 50 companies joining industry-leading speakers and experts on August 6th and 7th for 38 different sessions covering BIM, Architecture, Structural Engineering, Construction, and more.
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.