• Feed through lugs in Revit 2020

    We are excited to deliver functionality in Revit 2020 —responding to several related requests on the Revit Idea Station– for better support of the creation and documentation of electrical distribution systems containing panels with feed through lugs.  For those of you using external tools to do more in-depth analysis, this enhancement provides a more accurate model…


  • Mechanical fabrication model creation improvements for Revit 2019.2

    We are excited to share several usability improvements in Revit 2019.2 for mechanical fabrication modeling.  These improvements were based on user feedback and are intended to improve your overall productivity when producing models in Revit. Revit 2019.2 Improvements When using the trim/extend tool when connecting an off-center branch from the main, the branch will connect…


  • How to export each assembly to a separate PCF file

    A comment was recently posted to my previous blog post on Exporting PCF Files from Revit 2018 – Part 2 (Assemblies), asking: Thanks for the awesome code Martin! Is there a way to make the file name match the Assembly Name? I’ve provided a revised example below.  The example has been modified to export each…


  • Model piping faster with P&ID Modeler for Revit 2018.1

    We are pleased to announce the release of Revit P&ID Modeler for Revit 2018.1. Revit P&ID Modeler helps you model piping faster and more efficiently using P&IDs (piping and instrumentation diagrams) from a Plant 3D Collaboration project directly within Revit. A common request from our customers across the building and industrial industry has been to…


  • Temperature Difference in Revit 2017

    This info is a bit dated, but the question came up this week, and I had to scratch my head a bit to remember the technicalities behind it to explain. In the Revit 2017 release, we added a Temperature Difference parameter type, to simplify the process of defining certain calculations in families.. for example, users…


  • Exporting PCF Files from Revit 2018 – Part 2 (Assemblies)

    PCF and Assemblies In a prior post, we showed how to output pipe fabrication parts to a PCF file.  If you are using Assemblies in Revit to generate assembly views, and want to output a PCF of that assembly, you will find that you need to make some enhancements to the PCF output macro. To…