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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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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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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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Manual Pipe Routing Revit mep

Manual routing of piping is the next method. When routing, manually start the piping run at the elevation that you know will most likely be out of the way of other disciplines. Use the following steps to set up and place mechanical equipment, create a hydronic supply and return, and …

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Selecting Fittings for Pipe Types Revit mep

Under the Fitting Parameters group, there are Elbow, Preferred Junction Type, Tee, Tap, Cross, Transition, Union, and Flange settings. Before you can adjust the rest of your system Pipe Type parameters, you need create the fittings that go with your system Pipe Types. To accomplish this, you must go to …

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Duct Sizing Revit mep

The most important factors to consider when using the duct sizing tools are that the ducts form part of a system and that this system should have a nominated name that suits your design (not a default), which is created at the same time as the system being created. The …

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Air Conditioning/Handling Units Revit mep

The heart of the mechanical air system, air conditioning/handling units, can start life as generic “boxes” with intake and exhaust. Although basic in construction and with no manufacturer data attached, generic ACs/AHUs can have the same number of parameters as more-detailed families. Similar in dimension and performance, the concept box …

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Creating Fire-Protection Systems Revit mep

Fire-protection systems in Revit MEP are a sort of hybrid between air systems and hydronic systems. Sprinklers, from a system standpoint, are similar to air terminals. Sprinklers are designed to distribute a fluid evenly over a given area, with pressure as the driving force of distribution. In the case of …

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System Browser Revit mep

The System Browser, shown in Figure 9.5, summarizes all the systems currently in the model. If that were all that it did, it would be a useful design tool. You could keep track of all the air and water in the building and see your system totals at a glance. …

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Details Revit mep

Before you analyze the building performance, you are given the opportunity to go through your created zones and spaces to make sure your desired settings have not been compromised and to make sure there are no warnings that would produce undesired effects on your loads. Switching to the Details tab, …

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