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Project and Template Standards in Revit MEP

One of the great things about Revit MEP is that I can incorporate the standards for presentation, mechanical and electrical services, and deliverables into my project template so that every new project I create starts from the same position, saving me time, promoting consistency, and reducing errors in my project.

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Take good care of your emails or risk huge fines

It seems like such a long time ago that we were all wondering how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) would impact our businesses and it’s easy to imagine that the problem has now gone away, but ignore it, and you could be making an expensive mistake.

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Keys, wallet, phone – what have I forgotten?

We all have favourite places where we leave them so that we can easily find them later, it may be on a bedside table, in the kitchen draw, a coat pocket, etc. Wherever it is, we know where to start looking, but what about office equipment and assets, where are they?

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Improve productivity with Inventor training

Autodesk’s Inventor software provides users with a huge variety of tools, far more than they will use on a regular basis. Most day-to-day users will only use the very basics of Inventor, harnessing around 20 - 30 percent of the products capability. This will get them through their everyday work, so why take the next step, or go on the next Inventor training course? Explore the benefits of moving from Inventor Part 1 to Part 2 training, and how your company will achieve more.

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Simple road design with Align Profile in Naviate Site & Landscaping

Landscaping in Revit is still a challenge, but we are getting closer with our recent additions to Naviate Site & Landscaping.  Last summer it became clear that Autodesk Site Designer got deprecated for Revit 2021. As a result, Naviate Site & Landscaping got some added features during the autumn last year to support Landscape Architects working in Revit. Back in August 2020, we hosted a webinar and asked the participants what pains they would like to find easier solutions to in near future. In particular, two topics where discussed;

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Import your own surface analysis ranges in Civil 3D

You can perform surface analysis in Civil 3D based on different parameters, such as elevations or slopes. A number of ranges will be generated, and a colour assigned to each of them, which will then be displayed in the surface using the surface style. A typical use of this functionality is to display various depths of cut and fill in different shades of red or green colours.

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Building Services Consulting - Model Health Check

Our Building Services Model Health Check provides a more integrated approach to supporting you and the delivery of your project, with Symetri perhaps providing that pit crew to support, advise and maintain your effort for the duration of the race. However, if you are looking for a lighter touch then you could think of a model health check as something more aligned to an interim service that gives you the confidence that you are on track, or that maybe a few areas are in need of attention before you continue on your journey.

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A guide on the visibility function for the Excitech Toolkit for Inventor

Shortcuts and quick access tools allow regular users of Inventor to save hours of time per year using a more manual process. Not only do these functions bring time saving capabilities, but they provide users with a more seamless workflow during their modelling process. Standard Inventor functionality provides these benefits with keyboard shortcuts and a tool wheel on the right click menu. On the Excitech toolkit for Inventor we have added further enhancements to the standard Inventor processes, designing shortcuts for tools that are regularly used.

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