Revit: Daylight Analysis

More and more Revit users are aware that they can optimize their building models using integrated analysis tools. One of them is Lighting analysis. The primary goal is that you a can easily evaluate the daylight access in your rooms (although you can also analyze artificial lighting with this technology). One of the new features … More Revit: Daylight Analysis

Revit 2018: hidden improvement for floors and roofs

A lot of users are not using every physical layer in compound objects like walls, floors and roofs. Plaster is a good example. While some will add plaster in their wall definitions as a finish layer to get accurate room area’s and material takeoffs, others won’t because the plaster layer is too thin and this would cause … More Revit 2018: hidden improvement for floors and roofs

Navisworks: problem with Revit IFC: not all elements are visible

Just got a problem with an IFC file created from Revit. One of my customers send me an email telling me that, after loading the IFC in Navisworks 2017, he couldn’t see all objects. Surprisingly, when I opened the same IFC file in my Navisworks 2017 (same version, same update releases as the customer) I could … More Navisworks: problem with Revit IFC: not all elements are visible