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March 10, 2016 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

On the beginning of March (March 4, 2016) AGACAD team released new version of application for Autodesk® Revit® MEP users Smart Sprinklers.

Working together with one of our client’s, the company ARUP that is a global engineering and design firm, engineers AGACAD developed new features for sprinkler design. New workflow allows users to use constant pipe diameter for range pipe instead of changing their diameters corresponding to the number of sprinklers fed.

ARUP company’s request was such:

“How to configure Smart Sprinklers to work as shown in a picture:


February 08, 2016 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

AGACAD team just released a new version of BIM solution Cut Opening. We have been working together with one of our customer Anthony Lam Senior Project Manager from isBIM Limited. This is the issue he was facing:

“For setting offset, it is not that automatic as there are many different material types of pipe. For example, galvanized steel, copper, UPVC, steel, ductile iron, etc. It makes many odd numbers in settings. For different material, same nominal pipe size has different outer diameters. The difference is not big but it makes the opening size very odd.”

Thank you, Anthony, for your insights and help.

Due to this issue, AGACAD team developed new feature in Cut Opening solution that inserts openings in Revit® models in accordance to Nominal or Outer diameters. Now users are able to choose either of them:

The result looks like this:

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:

January 04, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

High performance design is a very important aspect for all building designers, especially those who do framed building modeling. We always emphasize that our company is actively involved in development of new solutions for Revit® in this area. And we finally have good news: we are continuously working on new Metal Framing Wall+ version that will support arched walls and will soon be available!

Our application for Revit Metal Framing Wall+ is dedicated to those who are looking for precisely and easily framed building designs. This article will provide a brief overview of what will be available in Revit modeling. Here is a list of some of the new enhancements that the newest version of Metal Framing Wall+ will offer:

April 21, 2015 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

AGA CAD company gets a bucket of requests to create some additional functionality for our tools and solutions. Our technical team is looking into every matter and trying to find the most productive suggestions for whole engineering field. At the moment AGA CAD is working on new Cut Opening version. Let me introduce the future features of this BIM solution.

Cut Opening application for Revit

Cut Opening defines and reserves spaces in Revit® models for ducts, pipes, cable trays and conduits. Structural engineers and architects can then review, revise, and create the approved holes with a single click. Suitable openings are designed automatically based on the location and types of clashes detected for MEP elements in current, linked, or IFC files.

Currently we are working on the parameterized openings that will be dependent on the main elements’ sizes, insulation thicknesses, auto join configurations, top and bottom offset, etc. In other words we are creating the solution that will cut the openings with dependence on MEP line based element.

February 04, 2015 by Renata Jočienė

Some time ago we gave you a few examples of how our clients' requests can become improvements of AGACAD products. Thanks for all of you who contributed by giving us advices on how to improve our products or just expressing you wishes for Revit productivity increase.

The newest case of our client's impact in AGACAD software development is related to our BIM solution Smart Assemblies. Our team released an updated version of this application for Autodesk® Revit® at the end of January. Do you know what functionality has been included? We have added Rebar Mass calculation to Smart Assemblies. Our loyal client Jason Wallis from Hanssen Pty Ltd Drafting Office who is the enthusiastic user of this solution for Revit, has sent us a request on December 3, 2014:

"I remember seeing in one of the latest updates for Smart Assemblies a new feature that calculates the mass/weight of all the elements inside the assembly. Does this also work for rebar?
In the past, I've created a 'calculated value' parameter for rebar weight for each shop drawing, which I have had to manually add to every drawing. If it's now possible to create a schedule that will report the mass/weight of the rebar automatically, I'd love to know how to do it."

April 29, 2014 by Inga Ibenienė

Missing some functionality-introIt is really important that our extensions for Autodesk® Revit® would be relevant to the Revit users' needs and interests especially of our current customers who have active Subscription. For this, we strive to react to our clients' wishes quite carefully.

Nonetheless, someday it may be a situation when you try to use some of our products and some functionality that you expect to see in the products may be missing. What do you need to do then? If there's anything missing, please let us know. Become a part of Tools 4 Revit development team! Your comments or questions are always welcome.

We understand that it does not matter how much functionality any of our applications has, it will not get any appreciations if it does not relate to particular Revit users' needs or concerns. Therefore, write us an e-mail with described situation or your wish, please. We constantly fill our clients' wish-list and use it when develop improvements and new versions of our products. This way is simply a progress in functionality.

Does it sound too good to be true? We can show you some examples from our experience:

March 06, 2014 by Gitana Černiauskienė

SubscribeSubscriptions are nothing new nowadays. Microsoft’s customers have been purchasing Software Assurance subscriptions for all of their software for years. Autodesk Inc. is also keen to make all its customers on subscription basis. Knowing that our customers’ requirements and needs change continuously, we relentlessly continue to pursue improvements and excellence in our software products both T4R© (Tools 4 Revit) add-ons and AGACAD BIM Solutions.

Our subscription period is 1 year. Everyone who is under active subscription can benefit immediately by receiving new updates as well as taking part in our future software development process when offering new features, sharing ideas, testing, etc. We guarantee our Subscribers consulting and assistance on our solutions’ usage and efficient operation.

TOP 3 Subscription Benefits for AGACAD product subscribers:
      • Technical support that provided by AGACAD dedicated team of customer support managers and Certified Revit Professionals.
      • New functionality development after Revit users’ wish list. We work very flexibly. Missing some functionality? If any active subscriber doesn’t find anything suitable for his needs in our standard product range, we can create something special to meet his own exact requirement.
      • Software updates allow you to be up to date with the latest version.

Full list of our SUBSCRIPTION BENEFITS:

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