Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding sprinklers, part of Revit: Sprinkler Design.
- [Instructor] As I've been saying,…you need the architectural model to be at a…certain level of completion before you should be…adding sprinklers to your own model.…It is especially crucial to have ceilings in place.…Why is that?…Because your sprinklers need a host…to exist in the model.…Sure, there's ways around this,…and a lot of times your pipes…actually hold the sprinklers up,…but you're going down the wrong path if you…start adding sprinklers to a room…that will have a ceiling, but doesn't quite yet.…If you do this you run the risk, or even probability,…that the sprinklers will be in the wrong spot…at the wrong height.…So let's get started by jumping into…Revit, under Projects, let's go to Open.…
Browse to where you're keeping your exercise files.…I'll grab my sprinklers model, click Open.…In the project browser, let's go down to…Ceiling Plans, level one.…Zoom in on this area over here.…The first thing I'd like to do is see how high…the ceiling is.…There's a couple ways we can do this,…but what I like to do, if we go to Annotate,…
- Linking to architecture
- Creating views
- Configuring routing preferences and systems
- Adding sprinklers, risers, and pipes
- Tagging pipes
- Adding schedules
- Importing AutoCAD files in Revit
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1. Project Setup
2. Routing Preferences and Systems
3. Laying Out Sprinklers and Pipes
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