Category Archives: Building

The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 4: Collaborating in BIM 360

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 3, I discussed the concepts of Teams and the sharing and consuming of Packages. When it comes to linking, the engineer can now use utilize two methods to link the architect’s Revit model to theirs. There is Live Linking and Controlled Sharing. Live Linking uses the architect’s live

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The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 3: Implementing BIM 360 Design

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 2, I covered adding Project Members and Teams to the BIM 360 Project. Now that the Team environment is established, it is time to initiate collaboration in the cloud. The process of initiating cloud-collaboration in BIM 360 Design is similar to classical Collaboration for Revit. The individual initiating

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The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 2: Adding Project Members and Teams

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 1, I discussed the differences between C4R/BIM 360 Team and BIM 360 Design/Docs. Now, I’ll explore the setup of your BIM 360 account and first BIM 360 project. At the onset, a BIM 360 account administrator must set up the BIM 360 account for their organization. This is

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The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 1: Account and Project Setup

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Since Release 2 of Revit 2015, multi-discipline Revit design teams could purchase subscriptions to collaborate with a cloud-based worksharing service called Collaboration for Revit, which we have come to call C4R. C4R allowed Revit teams to concurrently author a shared model regardless of time or location. Architects and engineers could

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Single-User License – Losing your license when disconnected from the Internet?

Losing your license when disconnected from the internet can happen for multiple reasons. To help prevent this, here are a few things to consider before leaving the office. Solution #1: Users not being an administrator on their machines, and/or not having full access to the following locations. C:\ProgramData\Autodesk C:\ProgramData\FLEXnet C:\Program Files\Autodesk C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk C:\Program Files

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Upcoming Training Classes: Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials & AutoCAD Advanced

Whether you’re looking to build your skills or ready to take the next leap in your career, our comprehensive Autodesk training classes will help you succeed with the latest industry knowledge. Check out two of our upcoming classes highlighted below. Autodesk Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials Date: July 23-25 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Manheim, PA PDH Credit Hours:

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Take a look at what we shared at Synergis University 2018

As we look back on last month’s Synergis University 2018, our 13th annual learning event, we are so very grateful to have the opportunity to spend the day with over 200 of our long-time valued customers, our partners at Autodesk, Leica, and Cimquest. This year’s event featured special guest speakers Ralph Schoch from Victaulic, Rob Lehman from Eastern Exterior Walls,

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What’s new for Collection Licenses?

We have had quite a few questions on the installation and licensing of Industry Collections. Here are the details. Requirements: Must have a 2019 license file License manager version 11.14.1.3 Old process New process The restriction for using 2 products concurrently has been removed. Customers can now use as many products concurrently within the collection Using additional licenses for each

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Certify on the Autodesk solutions for 40% off!

Purchase the Autodesk Certification exam prior to June 10, 2018 for the discount, and you have 60 days to take the exam. Take the exam in our Quakertown location on July 9 or 20, 2018 Connect with us to get started.

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Drones are Breaking Ground in Bridge Inspection

There are critical infrastructure needs across North America, especially when it comes to bridges. In the U.S., for example, over 54,000 U.S. bridges are structurally deficient, which is nearly 9% of all bridges across the country. Not only that, but assessing the current state of bridge infrastructure requires an increasing amount of time and resources—and there are no shortage of

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