Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Colored wall for Fire review ?

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    September 23, 2015
    Posts
    208
    Current Local Time
    02:41 AM

    Not allowed! Not allowed!

    Colored wall for Fire review ?

    Has anyone successfully implemented using view filters to color code walls in a LS plan ?
    I am wondering if this is a real solution that a local reviewer will entertain or if its just us being enthusiastic ?

    In the past I have drafted a line dash dot dot , etc on top of my rated walls and have used a special fire rating tag, but I am not a fan of the disconnect between the 2d line and the modeled elements. I don't like the hatch in coarse view, it is confusing to read - we have been told that.

    What are your thoughts.

  2. #2
    Administrator Twiceroadsfool's Avatar
    Join Date
    December 7, 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    11,153
    Current Local Time
    02:41 AM

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Filters work and do colors just fine. Been covered in a number of threads here.

    Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    September 23, 2015
    Posts
    208
    Current Local Time
    02:41 AM

    Not allowed! Not allowed!
    yes I know it works, what I meant to ask if anyone has gotten any negative comments or rejections because of this from the fire reviewers.

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    November 23, 2012
    Posts
    100
    Current Local Time
    12:41 AM

    Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Profoxcg View Post
    yes I know it works, what I meant to ask if anyone has gotten any negative comments or rejections because of this from the fire reviewers.
    I use color all the time in my documents, but color presents some real difficulties for reproduction. Many repro processes are still b/w/gray not color.

    My rule of thumb is that you can use color to increase legibility, but if it's in b/w it still has to read properly.

    Obviously this standard would not apply to schematic or descriptive drawings. But for the final / legal CD's I think it's prudent to not use color as a primary way of communicating information.

    -->Let's not get into how to deal with color blind people.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    June 14, 2011
    Location
    CT, USA
    Posts
    624
    Current Local Time
    03:41 AM

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Profoxcg View Post
    yes I know it works, what I meant to ask if anyone has gotten any negative comments or rejections because of this from the fire reviewers.

    Check with the reviewers.

  6. #6
    Senior Member DavidLarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    July 10, 2015
    Location
    Boise, Idaho
    Posts
    783
    Current Local Time
    01:41 AM

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    I was a reprographics puke back in the late 90's. Way back in the days when ARC was still Ford Graphics It's not really that big of a deal to insert a color sheet into a set of drawings. Nothing has changed with the advances is repro tech. You still have to manually insert the sheet.

    The main concern I'd have is why is printing still a concern? Why aren't all jurisdictions accepting PDF submittals?

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    September 23, 2015
    Posts
    208
    Current Local Time
    02:41 AM

    Not allowed! Not allowed!
    I know, I have to schedule a meeting with the reviewers to get their feedback. Problem is, they will say yes, then we submit a set, and they reject it lol. Happens all the time.

  8. #8
    Senior Member DavidLarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    July 10, 2015
    Location
    Boise, Idaho
    Posts
    783
    Current Local Time
    01:41 AM

    2 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Get them to say yes in an e-mail. Then when they pull that you have proof that they're dishonest and/or corrupt

  9. #9
    Moderator cellophane's Avatar
    Join Date
    August 9, 2011
    Location
    Louisville, KY
    Posts
    6,387
    Current Local Time
    03:41 AM

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by DavidLarson View Post
    Get them to say yes in an e-mail. Then when they pull that you have proof that they're dishonest and/or corrupt
    I've run into several instances where one reviewer says Yes and is fine with something like that, and another reviewer is not ok with it and wants something else entirely... Some things do not have a departmental policy. And then there is AHCA...

  10. #10
    R.I.P. MPwuzhere's Avatar
    Join Date
    December 14, 2010
    Location
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posts
    4,864
    Current Local Time
    11:41 PM

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Send everything B&W to the reviewers and Color to the contractors/owners. Depends on the project though, sometimes color is very helpful sometimes it isn't. <shrug>

Similar Threads

  1. fire rated wall hatch pattern dot or something defference from dashes
    By Hoangtin in forum Architecture and General Revit Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: August 26th, 2018, 03:55 PM
  2. Automatically assigning a fire rating to a door when placed within fire rated wall
    By BEATl in forum Architecture and General Revit Questions
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: November 1st, 2016, 09:32 PM
  3. Model line on top of wall - fire rated assembly
    By theotheranony in forum Architecture and General Revit Questions
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: July 15th, 2014, 12:31 PM
  4. Gypsum Assoc. Fire Resistance Design Manual Wall Types
    By GenreNomad in forum Architecture and General Revit Questions
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: March 27th, 2013, 05:40 PM
  5. wall type with fill pattern and colored fill
    By Ken Marcus in forum Architecture and General Revit Questions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: December 30th, 2011, 10:25 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •