Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users – Setting Up View Templates
In this installation of the Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users series, I am covering how to set up View Templates in Revit. This goal of this process is to take multiple levels and create floor plan views for plumbing, lighting, and power.
Watch the video below to see my quick demonstration for setting up your View Templates in Revit.
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!
If you are used to creating your construction documents in AutoCAD, you understand the time it takes working in Paper Space, adding your Viewports, and printing. Learn how you can save stress and time by creating and managing your documents in Revit.
Revit projects involve several moving pieces and information to help us understand the story of our projects. This guide is intended to give you the best practices for creating Symbols, translating existing Symbols, and storing Symbols.
The newly released Autodesk® Revit® 2017 brings more stability and uptime with improvements to over 100 functions in the program. Revit is made for BIM and, in the 2017 release, features more efficient processes to connect architectural design, MEP and structural engineering. Below is a collection of resources to help you discover what is possible in Revit 2017.
We are pleased to announce a new format for our popular conference series, the BIM Workshops, based on feedback from users like you! Check out what these new changes entail.
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.
When Autodesk first came out with Navisworks Switchback it worked brilliant. However, in our quest to make things ‘better’, we sometimes make them worse. The BIM Elephant is alive and well in the brain of software developers as much as AEC offices. Below is a tutorial on how to get Switchback to work better, and a work around for those who want to find their elements on their 2D plans, not in a 3D view.
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.
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 your firm is transitioning from AutoCAD to Revit, but still has a library full of old AutoCAD Details, you can rest assured. There are several ways to convert your AutoCAD Details into your Revit projects. Learn 4 simple steps from Jack Trexler:
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?
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.
Revit MEP users often find difficulty attaching a P-trap to the different plumbing fixtures they want in their project. Here’s an easier way to add P-traps to your systems so that they display correctly when you create plumbing isometrics. Learn more:
It’s time for interiors to start moving into Revit. More and more owners are beginning to require interiors in Revit, and, because of its visualization capabilities, users can create realistic renderings with animations to show walkthroughs. In this month’s Workflow Wednesday webinar, Kristin Rhein shared some helpful tips for interior designers and engineers looking to move interiors to Revit and take advantage of the abilities of the software.