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  • David Butts (2013)

    Revit MEP in the Process Project World

    • Building Design Suite, Simulation Products

    Key Learning

    • Describe how Revit MEP tools are used in process and water resource projects
    • Define and edit manufacturer-based content for efficiency and accuracy for a design project
    • Make full use of BIM models with external analysis and simulation software
    • Define BIM projects to maximize owner and contractor benefits
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  • David Butts (2014)

    Fast Content for AutoCAD MEP 2015

    • AutoCAD MEP, Inventor

    Key Learning

    • Learn how to use Inventor software to convert and create more detailed 3D models
    • Learn how to create a multiview part quickly from manufacturer content
    • Learn how to add and edit symbol and annotation planes for multiview parts
    • Learn how to create and store custom content catalogs
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  • David Butts (2016)

    Perfecting the System for Revit

    • Revit MEP
    • Revit

    Key Learning

    • Learn comprehensive steps for controlling project system settings, including mechanical and electrical system project settings
    • Learn how to capitalize on the system sizing and analysis tools, and learn how to maximize project performance when you don't need these features
    • Understand how to create the target and source relationship between equipment without routing a duct, pipe, or wire
    • Learn how to improve the quality of your construction documents by capitalizing on system-based features
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  • David Butts (2016)

    Powering BIM—Capitalizing on Revit for Building Energy Modeling

    • Revit
    • Green Building Studio

    Key Learning

    • Learn Revit project setup and modeling tips to get the best results in your analysis software
    • Learn how to examine the Revit energy modeling settings, and how to perform a baseline simulation
    • Discover Insight 360, and learn how it expands the original energy modeling tools to perform tests for heating and cooling loads using the DOE software’s EnergyPlus tools
    • Learn about additional Insight tools for lighting and solar studies
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  • David Butts (2012)

    Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2013: On Steroids!

    • Autodesk Revit for MEP Engineers
    • Autodesk Building Design Suite

    Key Learning

    • Customize duct fittings for unusual parts and connections
    • List productivity tips for day-to-day use
    • Edit piping accessory view behavior for schematic/single/double line graphics
    • Edit electrical panel schedules and shared parameters specific for electrical loads
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  • David Butts (2013)

    Fast Track for AutoCAD MEP Power Users

    • Building Design Suite, Green Building Studio

    Key Learning

    • List key components and features to use in a Project Navigator-based project
    • Describe key platform-specific features and workflows available in AutoCAD MEP
    • Make full use of MEP models for external analysis applications, such as Autodesk® Green Building Studio®, Project Vasari, and more
    • Apply tips for creating and managing custom AutoCAD MEP block-based and parametric content
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  • David Butts (2013)

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Revit MEP World

    • Building Design Suite, Simulation Products

    Key Learning

    • Customize family and project templates for maximum productivity
    • Set up custom families and associated parameters and assess when to use project- versus family-based parameters
    • Use new view template features and create custom views for nontraditional layouts
    • Get more out of your model than paper documents, and use the model with other products such as Autodesk® Simulation® CFD, Fusion 360™, and more
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  • David Butts (2012)

    Supercharge Your AutoCAD® MEP 2013

    • AutoCAD MEP
    • Autodesk Building Design Suite

    Key Learning

    • Use new content features to produce better documentation
    • Describe the advantages and limits of IFC-exported files
    • Use new display, scheduling, layout, and interoperability features
    • List tips for managing your project and drawing templates
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  • David Butts (2014)

    Managing BIM Projects Without Going CRAZY

    • Revit for MEP Engineers, AutoCAD

    Key Learning

    • Discover key points for the project execution plans and staffing
    • Learn how to develop equipment lists and work with vendors
    • Understand Revit software versus CAD Tasks in a project timeline
    • Understand key Revit software features, including Schedules and Views
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  • Joshua Benoist (2013)

    Come Fly with Us in the Cloud: BIM Panel Discussion

    • BIM 360 Glue, Revit Products

    Key Learning

    • Use BIM 360 Glue for the entire collaboration workflow of an extended MEP project team
    • Use rendering as a service as a visualization tool, BIM 360 Glue for Communication, and Simulation for analysis
    • Apply best practices for using cloud tools
    • Explain how using the cloud fits in with BIM workflows
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