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Joe Simmons

MP5818: BIM, Concept to Completion: How Revit MEP and HVAC Solution are Used in Concert

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn about loads (quick estimations, block loads, detailed loads), and consider Trace or CHVAC and discover how to use them and at what stage
  • Discover critical mechanical and electrical information, and learn about the sizing of mechanical and fan rooms, shafts, and mechanical system options
  • Learn about system calculations, equipment selection, RFA files placement in the Revit software model, and schedule automation in Revit software
  • Explore HVAC Solution schematic models and Revit software 2D and 3D models and learn how to use them in concert at each phase of your project

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

A practicing consulting engineer will take a project from the schematic concept phase to the construction completion phase using HVAC Solution Software and Revit MEP software. See how the intelligent air, hydronic, steam, control, and plumbing system schematic models are used to convey and coordinate critical mechanical and electrical information with the design team. Both of these software systems used in concert enable your projects to be successful and profitable by providing precise and efficient mechanical designs and information to clients. HVAC Solution also accelerates project completion by automating mechanical system calculations and equipment selection through the phases of your projects. Because schedules and other reports are generated on the fly, the software enables firms to include information, diagrams, and reports on all phases of a project, thus providing clients with a high level of service.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, Design Engineers, Contractors, Architects.

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
  • MP5818
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit for MEP Engineers, AutoCAD

Industries

  • Architecture
  • Construction and Utilities

Topics

  • MEP