Posts from "Fire Sprinklers" category

May 23, 2019

WEBINAR: Custom Rules for Placing Hangers & Supports for MEP in Revit

A new update of MEP Hangers BIM solution for Revit has been released. New features have been added that give the user greater control! Now you can place hangers depending on length, diameter, size, shape, or any other MEP element parameter of your choice.

We hope you can join in this webinar!

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January 31, 2019

Cut Opening Free now in Autodesk App Store

Cut Opening Free for Revit 2019 is now available in the Autodesk App Store.

The tools above can be downloaded either via the App Store or via our TOOLS4BIM Dock (download here on our website).

Free tools (e.g. Smart Select, Cut Opening Free) have no limitations. Trial versions of other tools have no limitations for two weeks and include support during the trial period. Have a go, and may your Revit tasks be simple and lightning quick!

December 10, 2018

Wood Framing Roof now in Autodesk App Store

Wood Framing Roof for Revit 2019 is now available in the Autodesk App Store.

The tools above can be downloaded either via the App Store or via our TOOLS4BIM Dock (download here on our website).

Free tools (e.g. Smart Select) have no limitations. Trial versions of other tools have no limitations for two weeks and include support during the trial period. Have a go, and may your Revit tasks be simple and lightning quick!

December 5, 2018

Wood Framing Wall joins the Autodesk App Store

Wood Framing Wall for Revit 2019 is now available in the Autodesk App Store.

The tools above can be downloaded either via the App Store or via our TOOLS4BIM Dock (download here on our website).

Free tools (e.g. Smart Select) have no limitations. Trial versions of other tools have no limitations for two weeks and include support during the trial period. Have a go, and may your Revit tasks be simple and lightning quick!

October 16, 2018

Webinar Wrap-up: Cut Opening 101 – Creating holes in your Revit project

Thanks to all who attended our webinar about Cut Opening. If you missed out, never fear, the recording is here. Head on over to our AGACAD webinar playlist on YouTube.

The webinar showed how to use Cut Opening to make openings for MEP services, fire protection components (NFPA, ISO/AS), beams, and doors & windows when the architectural model is linked. Here’s a sneakpeek.

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June 1, 2018

Smart Details & Smart Assemblies join the ranks of the Autodesk App Store

Have you browsed the Autodesk App Store recently? As of this week, other tools of ours – Smart Assemblies & Smart Details – can now be downloaded from the App Store!

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January 17, 2018

Smart Select joins the ranks of the Autodesk App Store

Have you browsed the Autodesk App Store recently? As of this week, another of our tools – Smart Select – can now be downloaded for FREE from the App Store! This is a fantastic one to grab because of its all-around usefulness in Revit and not least of all because it is completely free. No trial here: download Smart Select, and it’s yours to keep.

The tools above can be downloaded either via the App Store or via our TOOLS4BIM Dock (download here on our website).

Free versions (e.g. Smart Browser Free and Smart Select) have no limitations. Trial versions of other tools have no limitations for two weeks and include support during the trial period. Have a go, and may your Revit tasks be simple and lightning quick!

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January 15, 2018

MEP Services, Fire Safety Components & Builders Work Drawings

Cut Opening logoWe’ve put together a couple of “sneakpeeks” to summarize a webinar we hosted in 2017 about using our Cut Opening tool to, you guessed it, cut openings in a Revit model! In the pair of videos below, you can see the software being used to insert openings for MEP services – including fire safety components – and generate builders work drawings.

How can Cut Opening enhance your Revit workflow?

  • Auto-creation of openings for MEP services
    • Configuration preparation for openings (Opening size, Joining distances, Partial interference)
    • Running interference checks
    • Insertion of openings, combining configuration data and interference check report from Revit
  • Preparation of builders work drawings
    • Shared parameters
    • Tags & schedules
    • Visual representation of holes in structures

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December 18, 2017

Fire Sprinkler now available in German!

    We’re glad to announce that Fire Sprinkler is now available in German! Along with many of our other tools, it is available through the plus4revit Dock of Contelos, our partner in Germany.

    If you need Fire Sprinkler or another tool in German, then contact us and we’ll be glad to connect you to Contelos!

    If you’d like to take a trial in English, then you can do that right here by downloading our TOOLS4BIM Dock below ▼

    TOOLS4BIM Dock download

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    September 13, 2017

    Fire Sprinkler planning hack – lay out sprinklers without clashes

    If spaces in your Revit® building model contain columns, ducts, pipes, and other elements, it helps to have some automated assistance in avoiding clashes with sprinklers. Well, you get the assistance you need with our Fire Sprinkler software. When laying out fire sprinkler heads, you can use our Sprinkler Interference Check, which allows you to check zone clashes from sprinklers by means of an inner parameter that checks interference distance.

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