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July 11, 2016 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

MEP engineers often need to insert plenty of support elements for ducts, pipes, cable trays, etc. It would be best to distribute hangers and supports along MEP elements automatically. And we have a solution for that!

Using Smart Hangers software, which is AGACAD’s application for Revit®, you do not need to manually distribute hanging or supporting elements for line based MEP objects like duct, pipe, cable tray, or conduits. It places duct hangers along the duct automatically.

It also has integrated split functionality of any MEP line based element: pipe, duct, cable tray, or conduit. Revit extension Smart Hangers splits MEP curves into segments by predefined lengths and attaches the distributed elements to any type of the constructions as well.

Easy to use and customizable application for placing hangers and joints in Revit has a lot of users who sometimes send us their questions about Smart Hangers usage. Therefore, I have decided to collect the most common ones and provide some answers in this blog post. Let’s start:

May 03, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė

TOOLS4BIM Dock Gets Revit® 2017 Support and New Free Revit App

AGACAD is pleased to announce that all AGACAD applications for Autodesk® Revit® included in our tool management system TOOLS4BIM Dock* have already been updated for Revit 2017. From now on, AGACAD TOOLS4BIM products are compatible with all versions of Revit 2017 (excluding Revit LT) as well as the previous Revit 2016 & 2015**.

The main novelty of the TOOLS4BIM Dock 2017 version – it contains new Revit add-in named Smart Select that allows Revit users to select desired architectural, structural or MEP elements automatically by user configured parameters in just a few clicks.

April 14, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė

It seems that this year will be the first, when everything is going according to plan. Autodesk company is about to release Autodesk® Revit® 2017 on April 17th 2017, while AGACAD plans to release its newest TOOLS4BIM products’ versions... on April 17th as well!

We are still working on our products’ 2017 versions but they are nearly ready. 2017 version testing is in full swing and is nearly completed. Most of AGACAD TOOLS4BIM products are already tested and work perfectly in Revit 2017 version environment. Our technical team needs to check just a few more BIM solutions, and if bugs don’t rush us over, the newest versions’ preparations will be complete. And voila! – You can use the new Revit version together with productivity-enhancing applications designed for Revit.

February 02, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

Hello there! Today we introduce you a sizeable update release that is relevant to all wood-frame house designers. Here are some of the changes in our BIM solution Wood Framing Wall+ you should know about:

1. The latest versions of Wood Framing Wall+ from now support Curved Wall.


Similar feature is already added to another our BIM solution, Metal Framing Wall+.
If you would like to use metal Top and Bottom Plates please read more about this application update in our Blog Post:

November 26, 2015 by Inga Ibenienė

We are grateful to all AGACAD customers and followers, who are interested in our developed applications and use them. We are particularly thankful to all those who actively communicate with us, expressing their suggestions, wishes, needs, and thus contribute to further improvement of AGACAD software.

Only with your help, we can include best BIM practices in our BIM solutions and extensions for Autodesk® Revit®. Our mission is sharing BIM advances and we are happy that this sharing process is mutual: your insights help us develop ways to speed up the design process using Revit software.

We know that Revit users are constantly working in many directions: modeling, documenting, analyzing, etc. Therefore architects, MEP & structural engineers, and contractors need different tools that let them work more efficiently while performing their daily tasks. Understanding how busy Revit users are, we offer to use an excellent collection of Revit add-ons T4R Productivity Suite that reduces project accomplishment time and saves you energy, making juggling all of your tasks a breeze.

To thank all our current and new customers and celebrate Christmas, we are launching Christmas PROMO during the period from Thanksgiving Day until Christmas. For this limited time the T4R Productivity Suite Promotion offers 50% discount on an annual standalone license.

September 25, 2015 by Valensas Balsevicius

In this post, I would like to talk about modeling of concrete structures in Autodesk® Revit®. After I switched from AutoCAD to Revit, I never wanted to get back to 2D drawings and previous workflow. Anyway, I always seek perfection and there is a long way ahead for Revit to fit all engineer’s needs. Our company has understood this a long time ago and we started developing tools for Revit users’ efficiency: simple apps and powerful BIM solutions.

I will mention a few of our tools here for your consideration and usage in structural modeling process.

September 23, 2015 by Asta Aksomitienė
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On the 1st of October, we’ll give you some valuable information about precast concrete design that is topical for architects, engineers, and others on the construction team.

Structural precast concrete elements must comply with architectural ideas of modern buildings, and their technological capabilities give designers more versatility to face a wide variety of design challenges. But engineering process, like modeling of precast elements, is often confusing and time-consuming, therefore efficiency in design (as well as production, delivery, erection, etc.) is very relevant to architects, structural engineers and others in building industry.

Please join us in a free 60 min. webinar on the best ways to model and prepare documentation of precast/prestressed concrete elements with the help of Revit® extensions.

Date: 1 Oct 2015

Venue: Online

FREE WEBINAR

How to Model Precast Elements and Complete Documentation Much Faster in Revit®

Join the webinar and see how to:

August 11, 2015 by Renata Jočienė

At the beginning of this August we received such a query from our client:

“I have a question regarding wall tags. I’m wondering if there is a way to setup parameters so that system will calculate wall marks sequentially in a numerical form as you tag the walls.

Instead of having to go and fill in the mark type on each wall manually before tagging, I would like Revit to generate these marks for me every time I create a new wall or break a wall into 2 walls.

For wall paneling, having the walls auto generate a sequential number scheme for the mark type would be extremely helpful. It would be fine to keep a specific wall mark for each different wall type, which it does now, but also add numbers after it.

Example: 2x6 Ext w/veneer – W1-1,2,3,4,5 etc. - (W1-) would be the mark type and a formula would be needed to add them up sequentially, automatically 2x6 Ext w/brick – W2-1,2,3,4,5, etc. - (W2-) would be the mark type. Let me know if there is something like this already.”

Thanks for the question. Yes, we have already a solution for solving this sore point of many Autodesk® Revit® users.

July 13, 2015 by Inga Ibenienė

We know that many Autodesk® Revit® users are constantly working in many directions: modeling, documenting, analyzing, etc. Therefore architects, engineers in structural and MEP disciplines, and contractors need some different tools that allow them to work more efficiently.

And because we know how busy all of you are, we have an excellent collection of Revit add-ons that provides the exact tools you need so you don't have to spend time looking for them.

That's precisely why you need T4R Productivity Suite. Our premium Revit extensions save you time and energy, making juggling all of your tasks a breeze. Using T4R Suite, you'll get access to all Revit add-ons you require for your day-to-day design and engineering workflow.

For a limited time, from July 13, 2015 through to July 31, 2015, the T4R Productivity Suite Promotion offers discount of up to 50% on an annual standalone license*.

What you'll get with T4R Suite purchase?
    • Utilities for Revit from 12 Revit add-ons
    • Flexibility: Suite supports 3 Revit releases (Revit 2015, 2016 and forthcoming version) so you can switch between different versions
    • All product updates per year
    • Technical support

We love our clients and do our best to make sure that we're making their jobs easier. Each one of the AGACAD T4R© (Tools 4 Revit®) apps is geared to save you time by automating repetitive manual non-value adding tasks in different design areas.

So what are you waiting for?
This is your chance to get all T4R add-ons you need and make 50% savings on your productivity-boosting tools for Revit.

Buy T4R Suite today, before it's too late!


Note that the last day of campaign is Friday July 31, 2015.

* This offer is not for resale and it is for a limited time only.

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