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September 14, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

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


Discover the most important user based questions about MEP connections (Hangers and Supports). During this webinar we will introduce the casual workflow of Smart Hangers software that allows users to distribute hangers on MEP line based elements by predefined rules.

Furthermore, we‘ll demonstrate some new Revit® families that we have created for Smart Hangers.

We created Unistrut Trapeze Hanger and Support Families, which make multiple run hangers accessible in Smart Hangers. The new families enable easy Multi-Tier hanger distribution in Revit projects as well.

Intended Audience: MEP engineers, Structural engineers, BIM managers, BIM coordinators.

July 01, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

AGACAD has created new software for Revit to export multi-layered frames of wooden walls and floors to automated panel production lines. From now on, modelled house frames can be moved from Revit to large CAD/CAM production lines, which can automatically assemble all framing members in predefined ways.

New software allows to predefine different operations and their rules for every station of production line, including sawing, drilling, trimming, and marking operations for every frame member, directly from Revit. Software exports multi-layered timber frame model and all previously predefined operations from Revit to WUP standard files, which helps users to control all processes in production line.

On this occasion, we are hosting a 45-min WEBINAR. Reserve your seat now!

June 17, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

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


Collaboration between MEP engineers, structural engineers or architects is the main key to model precise buildings. One of the cases when collaboration between MEP engineers and structural engineers or architects greatly contributes to model’s quality is during insertion of openings into structures for MEP elements.

Usually MEP engineers work using linked file technology. They are linking structures to their own file and using it to check whether there are interferences. But how can someone specify the openings that are found in MEP engineer’s workplace for structural engineer. Structural engineers are given a huge amount of tasks to open passages for MEP services. Basically only MEP engineers know what sizes of openings should be used according to some special standard, fire ratings, etc.

AGACAD released a new technology for easier communication between MEP and structural engineers: "Cut Opening Software Opens New Possibilities for Collaboration between Revit® Users". Now structural engineers can take a breath and concentrate on their own tasks only. On this occasion, we are hosting a 30-min WEBINAR, which will be held by two Revit specialists that specialize in MEP engineering and structural engineering.

June 02, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar record is available!
If you want to watch the recorded version of the webinar please contact us by email events@aga-cad.com and we'll send you a record link.

Revit® family selection needs automation to make modeling process faster and more effective. No one likes to delay completing manual repetitive tasks. When you switch from manual selection of desired Revit elements to automatic selection, you can save lots of time and prevent errors by not missing any elements.

Join our live webinar on June 9th, 2016, and learn in 15 minutes how to increase your efficiency using our newest and totally FREE Revit extension Smart Select in various modeling tasks.

FREE WEBINAR

Switch from Manual to Automatic Selection

Live on Thursday, June 9, 2016


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May 30, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

Engineering design professionals are now being challenged to create multi-story buildings that are not only economical and sustainable but design tasks should be accomplished quickly and accurately as well.

AGACAD company has created a new framing technology that allows to frame multi-story houses 10 times faster!
Using brand new Multi-Framing tools Revit® user can easily transfer framing elements between same model groups or identical walls/floors in different levels of buildings. Building designer can predefine what elements he is going to affect: all walls/floors from the same model group, from the instance model group, or selected wall/floor should be unique in the building.

All changes in the selected frame will be automatically transferred and overwritten into identical walls according to filtering rules.

Join our free webinar and see how to easily accomplish structural design for multi-level steel-framed buildings.

10 Times Faster Framing of Multi-Story Houses

Live on Thursday, 2 June 2016


The 45-minute webinar will cover topics including:

March 18, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

Our solution Smart Assemblies already saves a lot of time for its users. Automatic assembly, view, and schedule creation, dimension addition and placement of everything on sheets – these tasks are greatly optimized by Smart Assemblies.

Now we’ve developed assemblies’ update and managing technology. We have added possibility to add or delete details/cuts to all assemblies of the same type at once, as well as additional control options to the update process of assemblies and views.

Dynamic Update technology prevents users from making mistakes in element assemblies, it will check whether all details are included in an assembly and give an option to remove or add these details to the assemblies automatically. New version also covers search and select options to easily find and isolate Primary and Secondary Assemblies.

FREE WEBINAR

New Dynamic Update Technology for Assembly Management

Live on Thursday, March 24th, 2016

During this 30 min session you'll see:

February 25, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

While working on a project as a team, there are often cases when it becomes difficult to control the BIM processes because the designing is carried out using different software or in different planes of the same software. Communication problems are especially noticeable when you need to cut holes in architectural elements of Revit® project.

A variety of software in BIM team leads to differences in openings upon upload. Therefore, we want to show you several different ways of opening insertion that are adapted to various BIM teams’ working methods.

Revit users spend a lot of time adding and tagging openings manually, but using our BIM solution, Cut Opening, they can cut holes for MEP elements in structural elements automatically. Cut Opening is adapted to various workflows of BIM teams. It doesn’t matter what way you choose to make your project - using only Revit or Revit and oter software - with Cut Opening you can add holes easily and quickly in any case. Take part in our latest webinar and see for yourself that it is true.

Holes in Structures for MEP Elements - 3 BIM Workflows

Live on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016


In this 45 minute webinar, you‘ll see how Cut Opening application can be adjusted to different workflows of a BIM team. Main topics that are relevant for Structural Engineers, MEP Engineers, and Architects:

February 15, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar record is available!
If you want to watch the recorded version of the webinar please contact us by email events@aga-cad.com and we'll send you a record link.

The framing of multilayered timber walls, their sheathings, and connections can be challenging, even for designers experienced with framed building projects. Our team is always looking for methods how to improve wall framing design, drafting, and detailing techniques to reduce the amount of headaches of building designers and timber manufactures. We continue refinement of our applications for Autodesk® Revit® perpetually, and this time we invite you to our free webinar to see how our BIM solution Wood Framing Wall+ can help Revit users increase their framed building design efficiency.

This 45-minute presentation will provide a thorough demonstration of complex multi-layered wall framing. We kindly welcome all Revit® Architecture and Revit® Structure users to our FREE WEBINAR on quick and professional modeling and making of shop drawings of light timber-framed walls.

Frame Complex Multilayered Wood Walls with Ease

Live on Thursday, February 18, 2016

The webinar will cover topics including:

February 04, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

Autodesk® Revit® is excellent BIM software that generates great advancements in the construction drawing process. But in case of instant insertion of hundreds of details or cuts into Revit model, this software requires manual work and long working hours.

Manual insertion of elements one by one doesn’t seem like a very intelligent workflow therefore many Revit users seek for more innovative ways to add the details and refinements they need in their models. Various details are quite important in our projects, especially in precast elements or structural models. That’s why many Structural Engineers, Architects, and Contractors choose additional tools for Revit that allow them to quickly distribute details or even specific cuts in their Revit models.

Our BIM solution Smart Details is an application for Revit that received great attention from the building engineering community. The last update of this solution extended capabilities of Smart Details; moreover this BIM solution also became a wonderful helper designing detailed models in Revit. In the upcoming webinar, we will demonstrate how much detailing in Revit is easier with Smart Details than using only Revit.

FREE WEBINAR

Easier Detailing in Revit® Models

Live on Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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In this webinar you‘ll learn how to use Smart Details in various modeling tasks. Topics included in the webinar:

January 21, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar record is available!
If you want to watch the recorded version of the webinar please contact us by email events@aga-cad.com and we'll send you a record link.

Years continuously cycle and change and so building heating and cooling themes remain relevant. In addition, the currently prevailing concept of net zero energy buildings encourage to achieve minimal energy balance on annual energy level saving and energy efficiency measures. That’s why we think that it’s a good time for our webinar about efficient heating and cooling system design.

It has been a long time since we last spoke about hydronic system design in Autodesk® Revit®. During this time we invented new workflows for heating and even cooling design. We kindly welcome all Revit® MEP users to our FREE WEBINAR. During this web session, AGACAD BIM Application Engineer Jokubas Vaisvila will show two different workflows: one for heating systems and the other for cooling using two different AGACAD solutions.

Heating / Cooling Design with Advanced Workflows

Live on Thursday, January 28 2016

UPDATE!!! Due to some technical difficulties the webinar time has been changed!

Live on Thursday, February 4 2016

Attend our free webinar and learn more about hydronic system design within Revit that will cover both systems design – heating and cooling.

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