Bruce Harris

TPM Application Engineer, AEC

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Four Minute Friday: How to Create An Electrical Symbol Legend in Revit MEP

[fa icon="calendar'] February 16, 2018 / by Bruce Harris posted in AEC, Autodesk

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How to Create An Electrical Symbol Legend in Revit MEP

Welcome to today's Four Minute Friday where we show you tips and techniques for everyday tasks! Today we will show you how to create an Electrical Symbol Legend in Revit MEP. 

 

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Four Minute Friday: Importing PDF Files As Objects In AutoCAD

[fa icon="calendar'] January 19, 2018 / by Bruce Harris posted in AEC, Autodesk

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How to Import PDF Files As Objects In AutoCAD

In today's Four Minute Friday, Bruce Harris, TPM Application Engineer, will show you how to import files as objects in AutoCAD.

Let's head over to AutoCAD and get going! 

 

 

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Revit MEP Isometric Plumbing Tips and Tricks

[fa icon="calendar'] December 15, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Revit, Revit MEP, Revit Plumbing, Isometric Plumbing

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Today's Four Minute Friday video shows many tips and tricks to produce a good Plumbing Isometric View. This includes managing the scope of the view, the visibility of other pipe systems, getting vent pipes to display with the correct line type, and controllling the visibility of plumbing fixtures so tags are visible while the fixtures are not.

We start the process in a floor plan view where we have already created and designed the pipes. We will then go into a 3D view where we will walk you through the process to create a good Isometric view.

Check out the video for the best tips and tricks of Revit MEP Isometric Plumbing. 

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How to Manage Revit Grids and Levels in a Multidiscipline Environment

[fa icon="calendar'] November 10, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Autodesk, Revit

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Today we're going to be discussing how to manage Revit grids and levels in a multi-discipline environment! Now, I'm looking at a floor plan in Revit, and the problem is going to manifest itself in grid lines, as well as if we create any kind of elevation or sectional view, so I'm going to start off by making a section view.

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How to create a KEYPLAN in a Revit Title Block

[fa icon="calendar'] September 01, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Revit

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This Four minute Friday shows how to create a KEYPLAN in a Revit Title Block. We edit our Title Block, add a sketch and some labels, then create Family Parameters to control their visibility.

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Creating Dependent Views in Revit

[fa icon="calendar'] August 18, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Revit MEP

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In this week's Four Minute Friday we show you how to create Dependent Views in Revit. We use the Duplicate as Dependent command to create the views. Watch the video to learn more.

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Converting Wall hosted HVAC equipment to be Face hosted

[fa icon="calendar'] August 10, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Revit MEP

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This Four minute Friday shows how to convert Wall hosted HVAC Equipment to a face hosted family in Revit MEP 2017. We use the copy monitor capabilities in Revit 2017 to accomplish this.

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Circuiting electrical fixtures in Revit

[fa icon="calendar'] July 21, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in Revit

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In this week's Four Minute Friday you will learn how to create and assign a filter to make it easy to see which electrical fixtures have been circuited and which have not.

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How to convert a ceiling-hosted family to a face-hosted family in Revit MEP 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] April 14, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in AEC

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This Four minute Friday shows how to convert a ceiling hosted family to a face hosted family in Revit MEP 2017. We use the copy monitor capabilities in Revit 2017 to accomplish this.

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Revit MEP: Embedded Schedule

[fa icon="calendar'] January 13, 2017 / by Bruce Harris posted in AEC

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Creating an Embedded Schedule in Revit MEP to compare the design intent to the actual Air Flow

 This video shows you how to create an Embedded Schedule in Revit MEP.  We will use this schedule to compare the specified Air Flow from the Heating and Cooling Load Analysis to the Actual Air Flow that is calculated from the Diffusers in the room.

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