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Lighting Fixtures in Sloped Ceilings Revit mep

Sloped ceilings can host lighting fixtures. Although this is an improvement to previous versions of Revit MEP, there are some consequences. When the fixture is sloped, its symbolic line representation is no longer visible in a plan view. Figure 12.10 shows the same lighting fixture hosted by a sloped ceiling …

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Light Fixtures in a Ceiling Revit mep

Face-hosted lighting fixture families are most commonly used because they can be attached to ceilings in your model or ceilings within a linked file in your model. You can use face-hosted fixtures to represent recessed, surface, and pendant-mounted lights. Cutting holes in the Ceiling Lighting fixture families can be made …

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Hosting Options for Lighting Fixtures and Devices Revit mep

Hosting fixtures and devices is important for coordination with other model elements and also reduces time spent modifying layouts to match design changes. There are a few different options for hosting, and you should choose the one that works best for the type of fixtures you are using and the …

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Lighting Analysis Revit mep

Because you are placing light fixtures for the purpose of a layout that is coordinated with other disciplines, you can also get design information that will help you make decisions on the types of lights to use. You can use the power of Revit MEP’s scheduling capabilities to create a …

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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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The Reflected Ceiling Plan Revit mep

The first step in creating a well-coordinated lighting plan is to ensure that your reflected ceiling plan is properly set up to display the model in a way that allows you to see all the items necessary to coordinate as you design. Set the view range of your view so …

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Spaces and Lighting Revit mep

For the spaces in your model to report the correct lighting level, they must be modeled accurately. If the height of the space is short of the ceiling, the lighting fixtures will not be in the space, and thus provide no light to that space. A ceiling can be defined …

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Efficient Lighting Design Revit mep

Let’s face it: Ceiling plans are one of the biggest coordination pain points for a design team. Nearly every MEP discipline has some type of element that resides in the ceiling. Using intelligent lighting families will help you, the electrical designer, stake your claim to that precious real estate. Using …

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Lighting Revit mep

It may be difficult at first to see a good reason for making the effort to include lighting systems in a 3D building model. After all, lighting can be represented by drafting symbols, can’t it? Although that is true, a BIM project is much more than just creating a 3D …

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Visibility of Pipes Revit mep

You have created systems and have joined them together with pipes, fittings, and accessories. Now you want to have them represented according to your company standards in different views. This means changing colors, line weights, line types, and even setting the ability to turn their visibility on and off altogether. …

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