Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding wall-hosted devices, part of Revit: Fire-Alarm Systems Design (2015).
- As I may have mentioned earlier,…we really need that architectural model to host our devices.…It's hard to get away from this in Revit.…That's okay though,…because once we stick a device onto a wall,…it will move wherever the architect moves their walls to.…The first thing I'd like to do is go find some devices.…Over the years, there haven't been many,…but now Revit comes packed with a whole bunch,…so to get started, let's go to Electrical Plan,…Fire Alarm, Ceiling Plans, Level 1.…I wanna go to the Insert tab,…and I wanna click on Load Family.…
Let's go to Electrical, let's go to MEP,…let's go to Information and Communication,…and look at that, we have a Fire Alarm directory.…Let's go to Fire Alarm, now let's grab a few.…I'm gonna widen this category…so I can see what I'm looking for.…We're going for Wall Mounted so I'm gonna scroll down,…and I'm gonna grab Fire Alarm Horn Strobe - Wall Mounted.…Now I'm gonna hold down my Ctrl key,…I'm gonna grab a Strobe Speaker - Wall Mounted,…I'm gonna keep going,…I'm gonna grab a Manual Pull Station,…
- Linking to architecture
- Creating views
- Adding wall and ceiling devices and control panels
- Placing a cable tray and conduit
- Adding circuitry
- Working with drawing sections
- Importing AutoCAD files
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Concrete Buildings with Revit Structurewith Eric Wing1h 56m Intermediate
1. Project Setup
2. Incorporating Different Fire-Alarm Devices
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