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  1. You're probably right. I used to be excited...

    You're probably right. I used to be excited about what MEPs could do with Revit but it's slowly dawned on me that the managers in this industry don't know anything about it and don't want to know.
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    I made this very thing a couple of years ago. We...

    I made this very thing a couple of years ago. We use it all the time at my firm:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/xt5bw95491aytrr/Revison%20Narrative%20Generator.dyn?dl=0
  3. What I'm wondering is for how much longer will it...

    What I'm wondering is for how much longer will it be okay for firms to just hire people who don't know this software? My MEP firm does this routinely and then it becomes the job of everyone in the...
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    I handled this by, in our Template, creating...

    I handled this by, in our Template, creating yes/no Project Type Parameters for various visibility aspects. I then use a series of View Filters in the various View Templates to filter the equipment...
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    I think you need to delete the center line in the...

    I think you need to delete the center line in the family. My pipe union family is just the OOTB family with that center line deleted and a perpendicular line drawn in. You may also want to check the...
  6. I just installed a version from last year and it...

    I just installed a version from last year and it worked. But thanks again!
  7. So... I installed Spring Nodes package but for...

    So... I installed Spring Nodes package but for some reason they're not showing up in the Library menu. I've even tried clearing all of my packages and reinstalling them but it didn't help. I have...
  8. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  9. Is there a way to pull a list of Elements from a Schedule View?

    I have a situation where I'm trying to use a schedule as the basis of my DYN, using it and it's calculated parameters where I can instead of relying on Dynamo to perform the calculations I want to...
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    This is a big difference between Arch and MEP...

    This is a big difference between Arch and MEP that a lot of people don't realize. If you look at the total number of Schedules that an Architect will need, it's probably 10 or 15% of what Mechanical...
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    I've gotten the workflow about as optimized as...

    I've gotten the workflow about as optimized as it's going to get, I think. Since I wrote this post (5+ years ago! Holy cow...), I've figured out how to enter the People, Lighting Heat Gain and...
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    Given how Shared Parameters work, every firm has...

    Given how Shared Parameters work, every firm has library of them that's as unique as a fingerprint. You'll never get your schedules to work with them without swapping out every "foreign" Shared...
  13. There are those that will disagree with me, but...

    There are those that will disagree with me, but my solution is to not slope piping at all. A lot of the embedded 2D graphics in our pipe families (which are what you see when the pipe is viewed at...
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    ^ I've done this exact thing.

    ^ I've done this exact thing.
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    Did you know that the native Duct Static Pressure...

    Did you know that the native Duct Static Pressure Report does this?
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    I've been gradually wearing down the...

    I've been gradually wearing down the production-level "resiters" at my MEP firm but it's taken years of me quietly developing our template, families, procedures, etc. Eventually it got to the point...
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    Yeah, the problem with this is that even if they...

    Yeah, the problem with this is that even if they hire you with that understanding, the first time they hit a crunch they're going to walk up to you with a stack of markups because you're a "CAD guy."
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    Need help with rotating family parts.

    Hi everybody. I'm pretty good at making families but I'm at an impasse here. I'm trying to make a family for a backflow preventer, specifically this Watts model:
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    Kudos on picking a good subject name at least. ...

    Kudos on picking a good subject name at least. It made me click! ;)
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    I've created my own Space Types, but all I really...

    I've created my own Space Types, but all I really use them for is to control lighting power density, ventilation rates, occupant heat gain, etc. I'm coming at this from an equipment sizing...
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    Thanks! When you bring the GBXML data into...

    Thanks!

    When you bring the GBXML data into HAP, it uses it to generate spaces and surfaces. It does generate a "translation report" afterwards but it's not particularly useful.

    Interestingly,...
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    GBXML and the Building Envleope

    So it's the Friday before a 3 day weekend and here I am tinkering. I'm trying to understand GBXML a little better and I'm hoping someone can point in the right direction.

    I'm an MEP designer and...
  23. I've really seen this happen with details that...

    I've really seen this happen with details that were converted from CAD. Some of our details have ridiculous amounts of linework that no one will ever see because it's so tiny, and it really bloats...
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    Exactly. I had a guy the other day come to me...

    Exactly. I had a guy the other day come to me asking if we had a family for a VAV with a hot water heating coil. We do, I made it and a corresponding schedule over a year ago, but it might as well...
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    I don't know much about IFC. I tried to export a...

    I don't know much about IFC. I tried to export a project to it (as a potential solution to this version issue) and it caused Revit to crash.
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