In this class, we will introduce you to connected workflows between AutoCAD and Autodesk Construction Cloud. You will see a detailed walkthrough on reference drawings and their relationships within Autodesk Docs. How user can leverage the full potential of Desktop Connector to validate reference files, maintain associativity and establish versioning of drawing files in Docs. Later we will introduce the integration of file locking feature into AutoCAD and its benefits while sharing drawings through projects in ACC. We will share some best practices in terms of handling drawing file operations within AutoCAD for cloud based storage. Finally, we will wrap up with some key tools that will enable you to collaborate efficiently and increase productivity through Autodesk cloud solutions.
Energy analysis has typically been a complex and time-consuming endeavor. At its foundation lies an Energy Analytical Model (EAM) and while advances in BIM have made significant gains in collaboration and productivity, EAM creation is still largely a skilled manual effort and subject to wide variability in BIM and energy analysis practices. A new feature in Revit 2014 Energy Analysis software that uses architectural building elements now greatly simplifies and standardizes EAM creation and subsequent analysis. This class provides background on what an EAM actually is, current industry practices and standards, and a comprehensive walkthrough of numerous worked examples directly in Revit 2014 to highlight how this new feature actually translates different architectural building elements and configurations into a high quality EAM, all without having to add, rebuild, or do any other bespoke model preparation, thereby helping you to deliver higher performing buildings more cost effectively and with greater confidence.