Bentley AECOsim Building Designer Reads Manufacturer Revit Families

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 6, 2016 7:23:00 AM

(March 2014) I'm pleased to publish Bentley's formal announcement of Autodesk Revit Family support for their new AECOsim Building Designer V8i (SELECTseries 5) BIM software.

Our thanks to Bentley for using the Bradley Revit Family Library (1,000 families) as part of their larger data set --to test Revit family import stability \ integrity in the new AECOsim Building Designer V8i (SELECTseries 5) software.

 

Bentley's Technical Manager (a former Revit Manager) for this project, focused on

  1. maintaining the Revit family geometry's dimensional integrity,

  2. retaining the Revit family parametric & visibility control behavior,

  3. retaining the embedded parameter data type values,

  4. retaining the Revit family types (embedded or family catalogs)

This new feature immediately provides Bentley users access to 10's of thousands of Building Product Manufacturers' (BPM) Revit families in their native RFA file format.

 Bentley will supports Revit family file formats for Revit 2009 through Revit 2014. When Autodesk Revit 2015 is released; Bentley will begin testing the Revit 2015 new features of the family file format (RFA).

It demonstrates Bentley's commitment to both interoperability between different BIM software tools --and the value of providing their users with pre-built BPM BIM content for their Bentley design projects.

Read More

Topics: bradley revit library, building information modeling, bradley revit family library, Bentley i-model Plug-in for Revit, Government Revit BIM, bradley bim library, Bentley RFA Interpreter Revit, Bentley AECOsim Building Designer, Revit-BIM Trends, autodesk revit, Bentley V8i SELECTseries 5, Bentley MicroStation Revit, download free revit family, Owners Revit BIM, revit building product manufacturer

Bradley BIM 2.0 | Revit Family Library Update Available

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Mar 17, 2016 7:40:00 AM

 

 

Summer 2014 launched the Bradley BIM 2.0 - Revit Library Update. Major portions of the Bradley Revit Library (1,000 Revit Families) were optimized and revised.

 

Rachel Hughes, Revit\BIM Support Technician (paid summer internship) has been piloting our Bradley BIM 2.0 Revit Library Updates. She cataloged each family's edits in our Standards Spreadsheet and authored new editing processes for our Revit Handbook.

More than 350 Bradley Revit families had their their visibility settings optimized.

--- Revit Project Performance | Revit Family File Size vs Family Visibility Settings ---

Currently, over 750 Bradley Revit models were given new parameters, old parameters were updated or deleted -and all 750 models were Revit project-tested.

This summarizes the Bradley BIM 2.0 updates; that we'll begin uploading to the Bradley Revit Library during September 2014.

New embedded Bradley BIM Shared Parameters are designed to assist BIM \ VDC and FM Managers with:

  •  Revit Model Data Collection & Management,
  • Scheduling & Tagging,
  • Design & Specification and
  • Operations & Maintenance processes.

Read More

Topics: arcat bradley bentley library, masterspec specifications, bradley arcat revit library, bradley modlar revit library, revit family omniclass parameter, bradley bim library, Rachel Hughes Revit Support Technician, bradley 3-part specfications, Revit Help-Technical Support, omniclass table 21 titles numbers, Revit Training-Education, bradley autodesk seek revit library, Owners Revit BIM, omniclass table 23 titles numbers, bradley free revit library, bimstop revit library

Bradley BIM Revit Family Library - FAQs

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Feb 21, 2016 2:45:40 PM

Bradley Revit-BIM (FAQs)

The Bradley Revit Family Library Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Page

Bradley BIM 2.0 | Revit Family Library Update Available

Bradley Revit technical support content on this page, is referenced from several documented sources.

  1. Bradley Revit-BIM Technical Support: Design, construction and owner calls, emails and blog comments provide regular technical support inquiries. Links to the answers to the most common Revit family questions are posted below.

  2. Bradley BIM Blog Articles

  3. Revit-BIM Best Practices / Industry Standards utilized by the Bradley BIM Team for the creation of The Bradley Revit Family Component Library.

Read More

Topics: bradley revit library, Revit Model Data Standards, bradley bim library, revit family standards, Revit Help-Technical Support, Bradley Revit Family

BradleyBIM.com Integrates With Bradley Corporation Product Website

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Feb 18, 2016 10:36:27 AM

 The Bradley BIM Resource Portal (www.bradleybim.com) is now integrated into the Bradley Corporation product website.

BradleyBIM launched in February 2011. The external blog began providing Revit-BIM support for the 1,000 Bradley product families in the Bradley Revit Library.

The BIM Portal serves over 60,000+ global visitors annually; providing Revit technical support, education, training, standards, news and trends for Revit & BIM processes.

Bradley BIM visitors download more than 6 million Bradley Product Revit models annually.

"The visitor traffic required us to scale up the BradleyBIM.com website capabilities. It needed to ntegrate with all of the web and product resources of the Bradley Corporation website." said Daniel Hughes, Bradley Corporate BIM Strategist. 

Enter BradleyBIM.com into your browser to conveniently access the Bradley BIM Resource Portal.

Read More

Topics: bradley revit library, building information modeling, Bradley BIM, bradley bim library, Revit Help-Technical Support, Revit Training-Education, revit technical support

Bradley Expands ARCAT Revit - Bentley Microstation Library

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Oct 15, 2013 4:38:08 AM

Bradley Corporation has expanded the ARCAT - Bradley BIM Library.

Read More

Topics: bradley revit library, bradley bim initiative, Bradley Revit-BIM FAQs, bradley revit family library, arcat bentley library, bradley bentley microstation models, bradley bim library, arcat bentley dgn model, arcat revit library, bradley corporation, download free bentley model, ARCAT Spec Library & SpecWizards, download free revit family, ARCAT, Bradley BIM Model Guides

Bentley Software Support for Native Revit RFA-File Format

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Jun 28, 2013 6:00:44 AM

The 2013 AIA National Convention and Expo featured a large Technology Pavilion with more than 40 technology vendors.

Read More

Topics: building information modeling, autodesk seek revit library, autodesk revit architecture, autodesk revit mep, bradley bim library, Revit Plumbing Family, MicroStation i-model Plug-in for Revit, Bentley RFA Interpreter Revit, bim content management service, Revit-BIM Trends, autodesk revit family, download revit family component, Bentley MicroStation Revit, download free revit family, Owners Revit BIM, RFA Interpreter for Revit Component Family

Bradley BIM Library Available for Vectorworks Service Select Members

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Mar 22, 2013 7:01:26 AM

Bradley Corporation is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Bradley BIM Models in Vectorworks® BIM file format.

Read More

Topics: bradley bim initiative, bradley corporation plumbing products, bradley bim blog, Bradley BIM, bradley bim library, Vectorworks Service Select Members, bradley corporation, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Vectorworks Bradley BIM Library, render ready material library

Nemetschek Vectorworks BIM Software Integrating Bradley BIM Library

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Nov 27, 2012 9:41:58 AM

Nemetschek Vectorworks BIM Software has begun integrating The Bradley Revit Library into the Vectorworks Building Products Manufacturer BIM Component Library.

Read More

Topics: bradley bim initiative, Vectorworks Bradley BIM Model, Bradley BIM, bradley bim library, Bradley BIM Team, planet vectorworks, VectorWorks Modeling Team, bradley washroom accessories, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Vectorworks Bradley BIM Library, Bradley Patient Care

Dan_Hughes_pic.jpg

Daniel Hughes

Welcome to the Bradley BIM resource portal supporting the Bradley Revit Library of 1,000 Families

1000px-Rss-feed.svg.png RSS Feed

Subscribe to Blog Updates

Recent Posts

Categories

see all