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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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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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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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Automatic Pipe Routing Revit mep

Ideally, you have everything set up in your Pipe Types before you begin routing piping. To start automatic pipe routing, first assign your equipment to a Pipe System. Select two or more pieces of mechanical equipment and, from the Modify | Mechanical Equipment tab, click Create Systems Piping (see Figure …

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Creating Pipe Types Revit mep

To understand Revit MEP Pipe Types, imagine them from the perspective of the installer. The Pipe Type is related to the material and style of fitting used. For instance, both chilled and hot water mechanical pipes, 3″in diameter and under, are commonly constructed from copper with soldered or brazed sweat …

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Adjusting Fittingsand extendingthe design

The duct justification tool has been given a big makeover in Revit MEP 2012. Selecting a duct or a run of ducts/fittings gives the user the option to change justification with greater ease than in previous releases. Select your duct run and from the Modify tab, select Justify. This opens …

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Air Distribution Components Revit mep

Air distribution componentscome in many shapes and sizes. Depending on the design, they can be mounted in a variety of ways, such as the following: Diffusers in a ceiling •u Duct-mounted sidewall diffusers •u Wall mounted •u Suspended •u In each of these instances, the designer must decide whether to …

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Creating Pipe Systems Revit mep

You will need pipe types defined, some fitting families loaded, and something to which they will all connect. Equipment is the source of the system, and the pipe and fittings connect everything. It seems pretty simple, but there are several things to consider when setting up the components of a …

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Mechanical Settings Revit mep

Before you can jump in and start creating systems, you need to set up several things to ensure that the systems work as they should. There is nothing wrong with the default settings, but every firm is different—each has its own standards, procedures, and often, different design requirements. Most companies …

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Sliver Spaces Revit mep

The next parameter to define is Sliver Space Tolerance. Sliver spacesin Revit are narrow areas that are bounded by parallel interior room-bounding components (parallel interior walls). These spaces include, but are not limited to, pipe chases, HVAC shafts, furrowed columns, and wall cavities. A sliver space is included in the …

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