How easy is it to manage folder structures in BIM 360? When BIM 360 first came out, not easy at all. Each project would have to have its own folder structure created from scratch. Then it became possible to create a “template” project to use when creating a new project. Useful if one had […]
When you first start with AutoCAD Plant PnID, You will notice that you are, by default, sent straight to the Layout Tab. This is normally where we work but it can be a bit harsh on our eyes due to the white background, So, we normally either change the sheet colour, or switch to our […]
Sometimes you need to add a new service or modify and existing one in plant, Maybe you have PF for Process flow or CE for Clean Effluent, We can add or change these easily if we require. Firstly, If you take a look at the Tag on my pipe, Its broken down into: Size Spec […]
When you delve into the world of Autodesk Vault, you have many various options of access. The Designers have full access to edit any and all documents at the Work in Progress stage of the lifecycle. Reviewers have write access to pushing the design along to a Released state or back to a Work in […]
Here are some interesting facts to consider regarding energy usage in the built environment and on planet Earth: 40% of construction spend is MEP related 53% of Concentrated Solar Panels contractors are MEP contractors 40%-60% of energy is consumed by buildings and therefore MEP systems 75% of a project’s operational costs in the first 10 […]
Sharing views with potential clients can be easy as 1,2,3. Vault integrates very tightly with the shared views that are created for any 2D or 3D drawings. In the following video we demonstrate how easy it is to share views and models with colleagues and clients directly from Autodesk Vault.
One of our clients posed the interesting and relevant question: “Is it possible to change the display properties of a Revit Sun Path?” They use post production software to prepare more appealing visuals for the client. Specifically: Control the size / font of direction indicators Control Line weight / line pattern of sun path Increase […]
CAD Collaboration is not as easy as with Revit, as each file needs to be viewed as a silo. That is why they are usually completed on a Local Area Network (LAN) using Autodesk Vault as a file management platform, which allows only one person to access the file at a time. Using Civil 3D […]