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Joe Simmons

MP5299: MEP Workflow: Schematic Design to Construction Using Revit and the HVAC Solution Add-in

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn about MEP workflow, from schematic design to construction, and learn how to import gbXML files from loads programs (Trane) into HVAC Solution
  • Learn how to manage MEP intelligent airflow, hydronic, steam, domestic, waste/vent, and control schematics from concept to completion
  • Learn how to automatically select equipment from HVAC manufacturers that meets system capacities, as well as how to create schedules, BOM, DXF file, and more
  • Learn how to use the new 2015 Revit software add-in to import your schedules into Revit software, and discover how to map and transfer your data into the Revit software families

Description

Description

HVAC Solution is a schematic simulation tool that you can use to determine and size many of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning components that you will use in your Revit software projects. The tool can also serve as a guide to help you connect your Revit software objects in the right order. You can start off your project by choosing our windows-based drag-and-drop technology to lay out your project, or you can begin by using one of our numerous wizards. Answer your questions and build your air, hydronic hot and chilled water, steam, controls, and plumbing systems. Our intelligent systems enable you to run 'what if' scenarios and perform all the necessary HVAC system calculations. Once systems are created and calculated, you then automatically select equipment from many of the equipment manufacturers in the HVAC industry. Once you have determined all the equipment capacities, you can import the schedules and schematics into Revit software using the new Revit 2015 software add-in feature, or you can import data into the corresponding Revit software families.

Target Audience

Target Audience

MEP Principals, project engineers, design engineers, design build contractors, building owners of HVAC and plumbing systems.

Speakers

Speakers

Joe Simmons

Joseph V. Simmons is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of experience. As one of the founders of HVAC Solution, he currently serves as vice president of business development. Joe is a recognized authority in the design of complicated HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) systems for commercial projects, including healthcare, education, recreation, housing, and government. Joe directed the design of some of the state of Utah's noteworthy projects. Joe recently assisted in helping engineers around the world with their designs using HVAC Solution as the platform. Joe was a past owner/principal in the firm Van Boerum & Frank Associates, Inc., one of the partners in HVAC Solution. Joe is also involved with other professional organizations, including the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and he is a current member of the gbXML (green building Extensible Markup Language) Committee. Joe is a graduate of the Brigham Young University College of Engineering, and he is sports fan and an avid outdoorsman.

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Published

  • 2014
  • MP5299
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit for MEP Engineers, AutoCAD

Industries

  • Architecture
  • Construction and Utilities

Topics

  • MEP