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Revit Mep 2011


What Is Revit MEP? The Revit platform for building information modeling is a design and documentation system that supports the design, drawings, and schedules required for a building project. Building information modeling (BIM) delivers information about project design, scope, quantities, and phases when you need it. In the Revit model, every drawing ...

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015


what ‘s new in Autodesk revit 2015 Platform & architectural enhancements  Sketchy lines  Anti-aliasing improvements  Ray trace usability improvements  Enhanced schedules/material takeoffs  Views on sheets  Duplicate views  View references  Assembly code settings  IFC imports  Keynoting settings  Shared parameters in ...

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Site Lighting Layout Revit mep

With your site plan in place and a view that represents the building in relationship to the site, you can now begin to place site lighting fixtures in your model. If you have enabled worksharing in your project, it is best to create a workset for the site lighting plan, ...

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The Site Plan Revit mep

If you are working with a civil engineering consultant, it is likely that the engineer is developing the site plan with some sort of CAD software. When the engineer uses a BIM solution, the 3D information (such as elevation points and contours) can be shared with Revit. This is necessary ...

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Site Lighting Revit mep

Although you cannot do lighting analysis on site lighting within Revit MEP, a site lighting design can be useful to coordinate loads within panels and create a realistic view of the model from the exterior. Locations of poles, bollards, and other site lighting fixtures can be coordinated with other utilities ...

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Switches Revit mep


Using face-hosted lighting switch families will keep your switches coordinated with the locations of their host walls. This does not mean that the movement of doors will not affect the hosting of your switches. Because you cannot constrain your switches to a distance from a door in a linked file, ...

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Wall-Mounted Lights Revit mep


Lighting fixtures can be mounted to walls as well as ceilings. In fact, you can place a face-hosted lighting fixture family on any vertical surface. However, you should note that any model element categorized as a lighting fixture does not have the ability to maintain its annotation orientation. This means ...

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Overhead Fixtures in Spaces with No Ceiling Revit mep


Not every building area for which you need to provide lighting will have a ceiling. Having a space with no ceiling does not mean that you cannot use a face-hosted fixture family. Pendantmounted fixtures can be face-hosted to the floor or structure above, as shown in Figure 12.11. Another option ...

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Ceiling Changes Revit mep

Changes to ceilings will require some management of the lighting fixtures in your model. Facehosted lighting fixtures will maintain their association with the ceiling when there is a change in elevation, but you should also be concerned with any lateral movement, especially with grid ceilings. Lateral movement can have different ...

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