25 min.

Leveraging the I in BIM Through Revit Parameters

Module overview

Welcome to Leveraging the I in BIM Through Revit Parameters. Information, the ā€œIā€ in BIM (Building Information Modeling) is one of the most powerful aspects of Revit. Basically, if you need information from the model, you access it using parameters.

This content takes approximately 25 minutes to complete. By the end, you should be able to:

  • Identify parameters and why you might use them.
  • Review global, project, family, and shared parameters.
  • Create custom project parameters.
  • Create custom shared parameters.


This content requires user-level knowledge of Revit and is focused on best practices and its industry applications. If you don't have experience with this product, we recommend you to take foundational training using one of the resources below:

About the author

This content was created by Martha Orcutt, International Design LLC.

Before you start

  • Please make sure you have the Revit software loaded.
  • If you have technical difficulties, please reach out to product support.

Module downloads

These downloadable resources will be used to complete units in this module:

Module outline

  • Introduction