CADmep: Extend Design Intent to Create Accurate, Intelligent, Constructable Models


Autodesk® Fabrication CADmep™ 2015 software* supports the detailing, fabrication, and installation workflows of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) contractors by providing tools that extend design-intent to create more accurate, intelligent, constructable models of building services systems. With CADmep you can: Support the extension of design-intent to detailing: Help drive the benefits of Building Information Modeling (BIM) downstream through the use of tools that extend design-intent models from Autodesk®Revit® 2015 software** and Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2015 software into Autodesk Fabrication CADmep 2015 software to create more constructable, real-world models. More seamlessly create constructable, real-world models

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Why It’s Important to Have an Organized Structure for Inventor and A Properly Configured Project File (Part 1)


Posted on October 22, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Product Support Specialist: Have you ever opened a co-worker’s model and Inventor is unable to locate certain components? What about the “Non-Unique Project File Names” dialog? Have you ever come across it while trying to open a model? Are your seeing “not responding” messages in Inventor while opening an assembly? Or when

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Desktop Subscription: A Flexible, Scalable Option for Licensing


This year, Autodesk released a new form of licensing called Desktop Subscription, or as some call it, rental licenses. With this type of licensing, you have access to software that is: A low cost of entry without purchasing a full seat of software upfront Control costs without large investments or long-term commitment Cost effective way to keep your licenses current

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Vault and Revit for Collaboration and Data Management


One of the most important steps to building and construction design is organizing the designs and documentation.  When working in a collaborative, multi-team environment as most projects are today, it is difficult to track and organize all the data. How do you know if your firm needs a data management solution?  Are you: Challenged to get data management up and

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Navisworks 2015: Efficient Quantification Takeoff

1Efficient 3D Quantification

In Navisworks 2015 you can create an efficient 3-D takeoff using Navisworks 3-D Quantification Tools. With efficient 3-D takeoff you can make material costing faster, easier, and more accurate by using the BIM model to create your takeoff. See how Cadnetics, a full CAD/BIM Services firm, is using Navisworks in the Building Design Suite to accurately predict and plan budgets and construction schedules. Here’s James

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