Tag Archives: BIM

Dealing with Stubborn Equipment Sets in BIM 360 Field

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle  A construction team utilizing BIM for information exchange can map elements in a Revit model to Equipment in BIM 360 Field. This integration creates a bi-directional flow of information to ensure that information is consistent and coordinated. However, in some cases, the mapping does fail and not all the elements map

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New Releases: Revit 2019.1 and Civil 3D 2019.1

The latest versions of Revit and Civil 3D released last month to subscribers, and promises to drive more efficiency, and better connect teams and data. We’ll highlight the most important features you should be utilizing within your own projects. Let’s dig in. Site Collaboration Site Collaboration within Revit 2019.1 with Civil 3D introduces unprecedented interoperability between the two products, allowing

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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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Lehigh Valley BIM Professionals Group Meeting

Please join us at the upcoming Lehigh Valley BIM Professionals Group Meeting, which is taking place on Friday, October 13, 2017. Topics for the meeting include Virtual Reality and Revizto, a visual collaboration software that turns your BIM and CAD models into navigable 3D environment. Learn more about these and how you can leverage them in your workflow. Here is your

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Pilot a BIM project with this guide of handy checklists, overviews, standards and best practices

Implementing building information modeling into your architecture practice should be undertaken with a well thought-out plan that considers the many factors and individuals involved.  Learn more and find success in your first BIM project with this tested framework.  Read the e-book.

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How cost effective is your facilities management solution?

It’s the beginning of a new year, and the perfect time to assess if you are most effectively and efficiently maintaining, operating, and managing your buildings and properties. Perhaps you are using software that don’t provide all the asset management, space planning, and reporting tools you need, or you’ve looked at new facilities management software and thought it was too

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How are your Revit MEP skills?

Are you an engineer that is still creating disconnected information in multiple applications? Are you a specialty contractor looking to understand how to leverage Revit models for MEP? Are you new to BIM and tools such as Revit for MEP? It is proven that implementing BIM can bring tremendous value to a wide range of project types. However, It takes

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