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December 28, 2016 by Valensas Balsevicius

Smart Details can instantly add any number of face-specific intelligent details – which adapt to host-element changes – throughout BIM models. Easily set up rules to insert or adjust details based on gravity point, depth, adjacent elements and more.

Over the past few months, our Smart Details solution has been updated with several different features, so I want to list the updates and give a brief overview of them all in one place.


December 19, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Thank you for giving us the chance to serve you throughout this past year, as we work together to make BIM better.

We’d like to take this opportunity to remind you that there is now less than a week to go before our Christmas Promo wraps up on December 25th.

By way of summary, we are offering 50% off the license price when you buy a perpetual license of individual BIM solutions. (Subscription and training must also be purchased.) Take advantage of this limited-time offer while it’s still valid!

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December 15, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

AGACAD’s Wood Framing Suite proved to be the perfect fit for a prominent producer of timber frame homes based in Sweden. That, and AGACAD’s custom development expertise, enabled its Nordic business partner AEC AB to win and successfully complete a major BIM implementation project.

Client Profile:

Trivselhus AB is a prominent Swedish producer of timber frame buildings known for design excellence and energy-efficiency. Besides Scandinavia, it’s also active in the UK and Åland.


Partner:

AEC AB is Sweden’s leading supplier of IT software and services for the building industry. It’s an agent and business partner of AGACAD in the Nordic region.

December 12, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request at events@aga-cad.com.


This webinar is intended for ventilation system designers, engineers, and ventilation equipment manufacturers. It is particularly relevant to “Revit Families” skeptics.

The AGACAD team, in collaboration with SALDA (a European maker of ventilation equipment), has developed unique technology that transfers geometry and data from the AHU selection tool to Revit. This new tool enables Revit users to select any type of AHU and transfer all needed data to Revit. It also creates a Revit family from scratch, providing the user with a Revit element at LOD300. To top it off, the tool adapts to the ventilation systems’ airflows, pressure drops, and other engineering parameters of any building.

Please join our FREE WEBINAR on Thursday, December 15, 2016.

After the webinar, all participants will receive the “Salda VentMasterV5 Revit” add-on.

Come have a look at the new technology, which automatically creates BIM AHU elements with precise geometry and engineering information in real time.

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December 09, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

Our framing software for wood and metal floors has been updated in a lot of ways. From connections to stud size, from rendering shop drawings to cutting beams, there is a variety of upgrades in these products. Let’s take a tour and check out the new features of Wood Framing Floor+ and Metal Framing Floor+!

  • Floor Connections
    Even though the most popular floor end connections were already available, these weren’t sufficient because users often want to generate something unique. Take structural engineers. They’re always interested in reducing heat loss and saving materials, frequently by using special joins. Well, now we have good news for everyone who needs to make custom joins! Our newly-developed custom join function allows you to make virtually any connection type, save it, and use it in your projects.

December 05, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

As we promised you last week, the time has come to reveal our Christmas Promo!

As the year draws to a close, we want to express our gratitude to all our clients, both businesses and individuals, to all our followers, webinar participants, and trial users. To those of you who have reached out to us with your ideas, questions, suggestions, and critiques we are especially thankful – you help us to continually fine-tune, move forward, and offer the best BIM solutions possible. Together, we make BIM better.

Over the past several months, many of you have been requesting perpetual licenses. Hearing your choir of voices, we’ve decided to offer – during the Christmas Season only – Perpetual Licenses for a whopping 50% off! This is a limited-time offer, so get your hands on a perpetual license while they’re available!

December 01, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request at events@aga-cad.com.


Ideal for: Experienced BIM Managers, Architects, Structural Engineers, MEP Engineers, Contractors, Owners, Operators, New Revit® users.

With this webinar, we are ending the BIM Tree Chimpanzee series, which has been dedicated to BIM Tree Manager - an amazing solution for Revit® that makes it incredibly simple to find and isolate elements in current or linked models, verify geometry and information at any LOD, and quickly fill in gaps or fix mistakes.

WHY ATTEND? Nowadays BIM models contain a huge amount of information, all of which should somehow be collected, filled, checked, etc. Many times the information in a model is inadequate, and you need to add extra information to your model, such as coordinates, re-calculated elevations, etc. We have the solution for this: BIM Tree Manager is a tool that helps you manage hundreds of grouped or sorted elements. With this powerful solution, you can replace one family with another of same size, number elements in different ways, and instantly insert hundreds of building objects by predefined rules into a project.

Please join our 3-part FREE WEBINAR on Thursday, December 8, 2016.

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How to Manage BIM Objects Information in a Revit ARCHITECTURAL Model How to Manage BIM Objects Information in a Revit STRUCTURAL Model How to Manage BIM Objects Information in a Revit MEP Model



Spend your valuable time on creativity – not on monotonous technical work – by managing huge amounts of elements with ease. Write, change, and update data in projects with significant time savings. Increase productivity, enhance workflow and BIM model quality by managing hundreds of grouped or sorted elements at once. Take advantage of faster parameter addition and transition, faster element replacement and distribution, faster filtration, faster sorting, and faster calculations.
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December 01, 2016 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

We just released a new Cut Opening version with lots of new features. Some of them were implemented together with our customers from NIRAS and Mott MacDonald teams. You can read short description down below.

Standardization

Dennis Berner @ NIRAS

Is the width/height the “world standard” for the hole size? Because as you see in this case, there is a parameter that are greater than the “hole” would it be possible to make your tool, so you have to map what parameter there are used from the arch model. My proposal to make it possible to change what parameters the tool should use, was just to make it easier for the architect to define their own doors and windows. But then they have to be consistent.


The Insert Structural Openings function is used to insert structural openings in the structural walls, in cases where architectural walls, windows, and doors are separated from the structural walls.



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