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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Download Revit Security Plumbing Fixtures - Diplomat Washroom Accessory Families

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Feb 1, 2012 10:52:53 AM

Bradley Security Fixtures | Vandal-resistant Security Urinal

More than a dozen new Bradley Revit families have been posted to the Bradley Revit Family Library.

We have completed our exciting new Diplomat Washroom Accessories, and added our line of vandal-resistant Security Urinals.


Bradley Diplomat Washroom Accessories | Diplomat Napkin Disposal Unit

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Download Bradley Column - Pool Showers Revit Family Components

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Jun 9, 2011 5:52:28 AM

Bradley has 40 Revit shower families, in Bradley's entire line of column showers.

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Bradley Multi-Person Revit Beach Column Shower Families

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Jun 7, 2011 6:01:44 AM

Today in Menomonee Falls (our corporate HQ), the temperature is supposed to get up to 100 degrees! And you can bet it won't be a dry heat, so it's going to be a good day to head for the beach.

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Topics: Division 22, Revit Plumbing fixtures, revit wall shower family, Bradley Plumbing Fixture Revit Family, revit column shower family, revit hotel beach shower family, revit beach shower family, revit architecture family component, Bradley Showers

Bradley Revit Interference-Clearance Boxes Provide Installation-Maintenance Savings

Posted by Jason Dodge on May 26, 2011 4:05:22 AM
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Where is my Bradley Revit Shower?

Posted by Jason Dodge on May 12, 2011 5:05:00 AM


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Topics: Bradley Revit-BIM FAQs, Revit MEP family component, revit cut plane, Revit Plumbing fixtures, Revit Help-Technical Support, Bradley Plumbing Fixture Revit Family, revit view range properties, Bradley Specialty Equipment Revit Family, revit technical support, revit view visibility settings

AIA Expo New Orleans

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on May 11, 2011 6:24:47 AM

The AIA Expo starts tomorrow (May 12), and I am looking forward to being there on the first day. This will the unveiling of a new booth design, which will allow us to showcase several products and services at the same time-and BIM is one of them!

We are having an invitation-only BIM Bash! Come to our booth at 3:00 Thursday - Ask for me, Jonathan (I'll be in the burgundy polo shirt) and mention this blog and I'll get you in. We'll have beverages, some very nice give-aways, drawings, and more! The BIM Bash is only an hour long, so don't be late!

Along with BIM, we also will be introducing our new line of high-end washroom accessories, the Diplomat Series. The Diplomat Series has a very nice, sleek look which will complement just about any decor.

We have four Revit families posted on our site right now, and will have the remaining families posted in the next few weeks.

We'll be featuring other new products at the expo, so please stop by!

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Topics: Division 22, engineer, Revit Plumbing fixtures, plumbing, Bradley BIM, Division 10, architect, Bradley Revit Family, AIA

Download Bradley Revit Custom Material Catalogs

Posted by Jason Dodge on May 5, 2011 11:28:06 AM

Bradley has created custom Revit Material Catalogs for all materials specific for Bradley products. We recently revamped all our Material Catalogs to meet the growing needs of all Revit users. We have Material Catalogs for Evero (Verge), Baked Enamel (Partitions), HDPE Plastic (Partitions & Lockers), Quartz (OmniDecks), Terrazzo (Washfountains & Multi-Founts) & Terreon (Lav Systems & OmniDecks). You can find these all on our Bradley BIM Library page.

All materials meet Autodesk Seek guidelines and the naming convention is consistent with materials already supplied in Revit. What makes our Material Catalogs special is they are all attached to "Chips" in a .rvt file (shown above) and can be simply copied from the .rvt file and pasted into your Project. The beauty of this is you do not need to go through the Transfer Project Standards dialogue box and transfer all the materials included in that .rvt file. This saves you on file space and keeps your Material Library clean from unwanted materials.

When you download our Material Catalogs you will receive them as separate .zip files. Inside those .zip files you will find the .rvt file and all the corresponding .jpg files that make up the materials. These .jpg files are required for rendering purposes. I advise that you paste all the .jpg files into your own personal Material Library that you have Revit search when you do your renderings. Once pasted in that Library you will never have to access those .jpg files again. Revit will automatically search in that assigned folder to attach the image to the material.

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4 Bradley Revit Faucet Family Components | Infrared \ Compacitive Controls

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Apr 27, 2011 11:30:48 AM

We added four faucets to the Bradley Revit Faucet Families in the Bradley Revit Family Library,

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Try Out Bradley BIM Objects at AIA Show

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Apr 26, 2011 4:49:18 AM

If you're planning on attending the AIA show in New Orleans, you'll have a chance to test drive Bradley BIM objects! We'll have two PCs in our booth pre-configured with a demo of Revit MEP 2012 and a project, so visitors can "flex" our BIM objects! This will be a great opportunity to see for yourself how well our families work and the kinds of data built in.

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