How to Insert a Face-Based Revit Family Into a Project | 3 Options

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Aug 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Some of the Bradley Revit Family Components are created as Face-Based families, so they will "attach" to wall, floor or ceiling surfaces.

Bradley does NOT create wall, floor or ceiling hosted Revit families. They are either stand-alone (non-hosted) or face-based families.

HOME Tab: View\Insert Component Command

 

INSERT Tab: Load Revit Family Into Project

You have 3 Options when you Load/Insert a Bradley Face-Based Revit Family into a Revit Project.

  • Your first and most important consideration, make sure you are in a Plan View.

  • ALL 3 options will display in the Revit Ribbon when you are in a PLAN View and inserting/placing the component.

Select the Revit COMPONENT command and IF the component is a Face-Based Family;

  • these are the 3 OPTIONS that will display in the Revit Ribbon, in the upper right corner of the screen:
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Efficient Revit Family Size | Bradley Lenox-Cubby Locker

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 3, 2016 5:44:00 AM

 Download and review the Bradley Lenox-Cubby Locker Revit family, the level of visual detail and the designer-user options.

One 2-tier Cubby Locker family with 9 width & depth sizes (12x12, 15x18, 18x12, etc) and 5 height variations produces 45 different product models.

  • Lockers include assigned rendering materials for both the cabinet & locker shelves.

  • Download complete Lenox Locker Revit Material Catalog (refer to link below)

  • Cabinet Options: Sloped Top Panel, Flat Top Panel, Left and/or Right Side Panels,

  • 3 Base Options: 3", 4" or None

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Bradley Revit-BIM Family Quality Standards | Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 2, 2016 7:46:00 AM

Each week Bradley clients; architects, engineers, contractors and facility owners contact our Revit-BIM Team with questions that ask;

"How are Bradley Revit families created?"

Here are the Top 10 Value Points that we share with them;

01) Extensive Division 10 & 22 Revit Library: Bradley's Revit Family Library currently has more than 1000 Revit family components representing thousands of Bradley plumbing fixture and specialty equipment products.

02) Documented-Proven Modeling Standards: We initially used the Revit Model Style Guide from Autodesk SEEK.

However, based on 10 years of actual Revit-BIM project experience, I rewrote and tripled the size of the original document. Bradley's new document better serves our clients' and the industry's evolving Revit-BIM project standards-practices.

 

03) Family Types: Bradley Revit family models represent thousands of Bradley products. Many Revit families include multiple variations of each Bradley product.

 We define product variations for a single Revit family; one of two ways:

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Bradley BIM Team Targets Biggest Revit Family Quality Concerns

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Mar 18, 2016 5:53:00 AM

The Bradley BIM Team emphasis (target) for the Bradley Revit Family Library; has been

  • Revit Family-Type stability and

  • Revit Family dimensional accuracy.

How many times have you downloaded a Revit family, inserted it into your project and then it visually "falls apart" as you switch between the Family Types?

How many times has your downloaded Revit family been dimensionally wrong (length, width, height)?

Over the last 10 years, these are 2 of the biggest concerns Revit users have given for NOT using pre-built, user and/or manufacturer Revit families (including, my projects)

These 2 quality concerns were the main design targets of the Bradley Revit-BIM Team!

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14 Revit Families | Bradley Powder-Coated Steel Toilet Partitions

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Oct 21, 2014 6:12:25 AM

Bradley (Mills) Powder-Coated Steel Toilet Partition Revit Models replaced the Bradley (Mills) Baked-Enamel toilet partition Revit models in August 2014.

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Download Bradley Airport Design | Revit Family BIM Model Guide

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Dec 17, 2012 3:23:15 AM

Bradley Airport Design Products | Revit Family BIM Model Guide

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Bradley Revit Family Library Surges Past 900 Families - Thank You Revit Fans

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Nov 9, 2011 6:45:15 PM

The Bradley Revit Family Library surged past another milestone in October 2011; as the Bradley Revit library now exceeds more than 900 Revit families.

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Revit Schedules-Tags | Bradley Revit Family Parameter Testing Process

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Oct 13, 2011 8:27:36 AM

The Bradley BIM Team uses this Revit Tagging and Revit Scheduling test process as part of our Quality Assurance Process prior to adding families to the Bradley Revit Library.

 

1) Bradley Revit Family Components are loaded into a Revit test project. (*.rvt)

2) Next, Revit families are inserted into Revit test floor plans views,

Revit Specialty Equipment Tags | Plan View | Bradley Diplomat Accessories

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14 Revit Families | Bradley Phenolic Toilet Partitions

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Aug 22, 2011 12:06:04 PM

The 14 new Bradley (Mills) Phenolic Toilet Partition Revit Families has completed the entire Bradley (Mills) Toilet Partition Revit Library.

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Download Bradley Revit Render-Ready Material Catalogs | YouTube Video

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Aug 2, 2011 8:32:09 AM

This video displays rendered images for several of Bradley's plumbing and specialty equipment Revit family components.

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Bradley Revit-BIM family components are built with "render-ready" default materials; to meet the designer-contractor visualization and rendering requirements.

Bradley Lockerroom | Revit Toilet Partitions-Lockers-Lavatories

Revit users may download several Revit Material Catalogs (stone, metal, plastic, etc) with pre-built Bradley Revit materials. Revit-BIM Managers can transfer these materials from the Revit Material Catalog Files (RVT) into their Revit project files.

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Visit the Bradley Revit-BIM FAQ Page for additional Revit technical support for Bradley Revit-BIM Family Components.

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