Ever wondered if you should be using Revit MEP? There are numerous advantages to be gained from using Revit MEP and not all of them are related to BIM.

Ever wondered if you should be using Revit MEP?

Its a question we hear more regularly than you would expect.

There are numerous advantages to be gained from using Revit MEP and not all of them are related to BIM.

1. It’s easy to use and specifically built to deal with the creation of duct, pipe and containment fittings.

The intuitive, easy to navigate user interface allows Revit MEP users to become productive very quickly.

2. It’s quick and easy to utilise single line drawings created in Revit by converting them to detailed designs, rather than having to start again from scratch.

3. A library of standard Intelligent components to pick and place into a project.
Revit comes with a library of generic equipment, but users can also access manufacturer-specific content from a variety of sources making it quick and easy to build schemes.

4. Promote consistent delivery standards across the team.
By using and building upon the standards built into Revit, less time is spent checking your deliverables.

5. Initial clash avoidance tools with the option to work within Navisworks for full clash checking and reporting.
Revit has tools that are easy to use and can help avoid costly and time-consuming re-works on site.

6. Requests for information are reduced by working directly with project partners information.
When working with a project partner who is also using Revit, the design model will be linked directly into your project. This allows you to view the model from any aspect without the need for extensive requests for information, therefore saving time and money.

7. Design information is embedded in the project elements.
Revit is an intelligent modeller that uses elements which understand what they are and how they interact with other elements in the project. For Example, at any given point in a duct run, the velocity, size and pressure drop can be checked. This level of design validation can prove invaluable and would simply not be available in the same way using 2D design methods.

8. Design information is automatically displayed using intelligent tags. Design information is displayed in tags that can be added to your project automatically. These can also act as a visual check for design adherence, helping enforce standards and avoid costly rework.

9 Automatic update of all views when changes are made to the design.
If a change is made to any aspect of the design, this will be seen across all other views of the model, whether it’s on a drawing sheet or a schedule. This is impossible to achieve using conventional 2D AutoCAD and has significant time-savings.

10. Multiple people can work and coordinate tasks on the same project at the same time.
Revit allows teams to work on the same project concurrently, giving all team members sight of project progress from a single model. This level of collaboration is simply not possible using 2D AutoCAD and provides benefits across the entire team.

Develop fabrication level models within Revit MEP.
Revit MEP creates fabrication level models using the same industry standards from Autodesk Fabrication CADmep.