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Video Tip: Find Me the Shortest Route – Piping in Revit MEP

Having trouble getting the most efficient layout in Revit MEP? Is your Template Project prepared for your projects? Are you drafting more 2D than modeling in 3D? Are you looking for more design integrity from the model? A couple of months ago, Bill Knittle, Synergis Solutions Engineer, recorded this webcast to  walk you through 60 minutes of various means and

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Take Your Building Model with You: BIM 360 Field

How do you report field concerns with other contractors and the owners?   Are you taking notes back to the model? Autodesk is improving the way you work by enabling you to take your notes right on the file from the field.  No more worries about rereading your notes or the time-lapse from when you notice and issue to your

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Helpdesk: Have Simulation Mechanical and Revit on the Same Machine? Read this.

Posted on April 25, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist:                                   Are you currently using Autodesk Mechanical Simulation 2014? Do you have Autodesk Revit installed on the same machine? If you can answered “YES” to both of these questions you may have a scenario in which the

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What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2015?

Autodesk Revit software is built for Building Information Modeling (BIM), helping professionals design, build, and maintain higher-quality, more energy-efficient buildings.  Using the information-rich models created with Autodesk Revit software, architects, engineers, and construction firms can collaborate to make more-informed decisions earlier in the design process to deliver projects more efficiently.  Any design changes made in Revit models are automatically updated throughout

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Five Reasons to Implement BIM Now

The industry throws around terms like Building Information Modeling and it isn’t clear what a BIM process is to everyone.  I mean for smaller companies, you are busy winning jobs, planning resources, looking for more business while closing out the old.  Your time is limited, you want to know what BIM is but in the short and sweet.  Is it

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Synergis Blog: Best of 2013

2013 was a great year of Synergis posts so we are highlighting the most popular posts on the last day of the year.  Check out these most viewed posts on our blog: Building How to Edit Wall Types with Revit Architecture Revit Video Tip: How to Build Your Own Roof Truss Families Using Parts in Autodesk® Revit® Civil, Infrastructure, Utilities How to Convert

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Creating an Autodesk Revit Building Pad

Posted on October 8, 2013 by Curt Egli, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: So now you’ve got a terrific building and you’ve got your site’s terrain modeled, and – consequently – you’ve got a grassy slope running through your building lobby.  This just won’t do!  That’s where the Revit building pad comes into play.  Even though you and I know the

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Displacement with Revit

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Curt Egli, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Today I wanted to show you how we use displacement in Revit.  Displaced views, also known as exploded views, are used as a communication tool – to help others understand how the components of your design fit together.  Commonly shown from a viewpoint that is above and in

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Iterative Workflows Between Revit and Navisworks (Revit Tech Tip 33)

Posted on August 15, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Here’s the third and final video for this week.  Today, we look at the possible workflows using Revit and Navisworks in an iterative process that users can adopt through design, pre-construction, and construction. Well that’s all the videos for this week.  You can check out the full line

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Spooling Pipe in Revit (Revit Tech Tip 32)

Posted on August 14, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Here we are on the second new video this week.  This one looks at extending Revit’s out-of-the-box capabilities into creating fabrication spools for pipe layouts.  I hope you enjoy it… I hope it helps.  Check in tomorrow when I will post another Revit Tech Tip on the Iterative

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