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Revit Systems Analysis Features and Framework: An Introduction

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    Systems analysis is a new set of features and framework in Revit software that enables building and HVAC systems design engineering and analysis workflows to be conducted in a significantly more BIM (Building Information Modeling)-integrated, open, and extensible way. Built using EnergyPlus and OpenStudio in collaboration with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Revit systems analysis provides a fast, reliable, and—critically—entirely open and extensible way to use Revit for many kinds and variations of systems analysis workflow—from early conceptual system selection and sizing to detailed design, code compliance, and even as-built/operational energy. Note that this class is intended to provide a basic introduction to the new systems analysis features and framework in Revit. For more-advanced information on how to create custom workflows, seek out other related classes and resources provided.

    Key Learnings

    • Discover how Revit enables new systems analysis workflows in a significantly more BIM-based, open, and extensible manner
    • Learn how to use any architectural model and simple new system objects to autocreate an accurate and complete analytical model
    • Learn how to use views and schedules for QA/QC of the analytical model before running analysis
    • Learn how to run a typical HVAC Sizing and Energy/Comfort Analysis, and then view and learn about the standard results output content and format