This easy to use software program aids professionals not only to perform the calculations, but to create feedback on the results by means of a report that can be exported, printed and attached to your drawings and handed in to the local councils for building plan submission and/or for construction and management purposes.
The program is built on a database architecture which includes all tables and information as per the SANS 10400-XA regulations. It also has all the formulas built in from SANS 10400-XA and other related documents meaning that calculation errors cannot easily be made. It further helps you to consolidate all your buildings within a project in one centralised database file.
Autodesk Revit software integration with SANSCalc Desktop allows users to export their Revit project detail and element data from drawings and models straight into SANSCalc Desktop to then complete calculations and investigate different options with regard to various material usage before concluding design.
While starting your calculations from existing BIM data will help speed up the calculation process, SANSCalc Desktop will also permit users to enter all data manually should you only have physical drawings or non-Revit CAD data.