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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014: Autodesk Official Press by Plamen Hristov, Simon Whitbread, Don Bokmiller

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Part 3

Autodesk Revit MEP for Electrical Design

  • Chapter 12: Lighting
  • Chapter 13: Power and Communications
  • Chapter 14: Circuiting and Panels

Chapter 12

Lighting

It may be difficult at first to see a good reason for making the effort to include lighting systems in a 3D building model. After all, lighting can be represented by drafting symbols, can’t it? Although that is true, a BIM project is much more than just creating a 3D model. The data from an intelligent lighting model can be used for analysis and can aid in design decisions.

Including light fixtures and their associated devices in an Autodesk® Revit® model will allow you to coordinate your complete electrical design by providing electrical load information. They can also be used to develop ...

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