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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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Lighting Worksets Revit mep

When working in a model file with other MEP disciplines, it is best to create a lighting workset to distinguish model elements that would belong to that design system. It may even be necessary to create multiple worksets for lighting systems. Doing so will allow you to separate your lighting …

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Placing Fittings Revit mep

When you need to add valves to your piping, select the Home tab and then select Pipe Accessories. Use the Type Selector to select the type of valve you want to use. Most valves are break intotypes, so you can place them into a pipe run, and they will break …

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Choosing a Pipe Material Revit mep

To access the pipe material settings, choose Home Plumbing And Piping and then select the small arrow in the lower-right corner of the ribbon. This opens the Mechanical Settings dialog box. (Alternatively, choose Manage MEP Settings Mechanical Settings.) Next, choose Pipe Settings Sizes. If you want to create a new …

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Choosing a Duct Sizing Method Revit mep

Although the sizing method you choose can be applied to an entire system, this is not necessarily the most efficient way to do things. If there are 5,257 objects in your system, it’s probably not a great idea to ask your computer to process that amount of information—it may take …

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VAvBoxes Revit mep

Generally created as nonhosted families, variable air volume (VAV) terminal boxesare usually mounted somewhere within the ceiling void, suspended from the underside of the slab above. In terms of placement, these are given an offset. Using the Properties palette, the offset can be predefined prior to the VAV being placed …

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Setting Display Properties of Systems Revit mep

New to Revit MEP 2012 are system families for systems. These can be found in the Project Browser. System families can have additional types created in the same way as other loadable families, by right-clicking on any one of the existing types in the Project Browser and duplicating. It is …

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Understanding Parameters Revit mep

It takes a good understanding of the parameters besides height and width (or radius) before you can set up complex air systems. There are 14 parameters associated with a duct connector when its System Type is not set to Fitting. Not all of the 14 are active all the time …

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Heating and Cooling Loads Report Revit mep

Go ahead, click the Calculate button. After the simulation is completed, you are directed to the Heating And Cooling Loads report, as shown in Figure 8.17. Depending on the level of report detail you selected prior to running the simulation, the tabulated results will be shown, broken into an overall …

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Performing Heating and Cooling Load Analysis Revit mep

Now you have all your design spaces created and respective parameters, conditioning systems, and space constructions defined. The next step is to pull all this data together into a heating and cooling load analysis report to tell you how this particular building will perform throughout the year. You will then …

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