Getting Revit MEP to Warn About Overloading Breaker

When creating electrical circuits in Revit MEP, it is helpful to utilize Revit’s ability to warn you when you are overloading the circuit.  The issue with utilizing this capability is that if you don’t use the proper process, it won’t work for you.  In essence, you must add electrical items to the circuit one at a time and also modify the proper circuit parameter.  We will walk through the process in this article.

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Understanding Revit Pipe Sizes and Elevations

An important aspect of using Revit MEP is the ability to place pipes for various piping needs of a building project.  When placing pipes, the user specifies the pipe size and elevation, but those have some caveats which may not be readily apparent or what the user assumes.  There are pipe settings and parameters for diameter, nominal diameter, outside diameter, inside diameter, invert elevation, and justifications, which all interact with each other to determine the actual location of a pipe.

It can be a bit daunting understanding how the various pipe size parameters interact with elevation distances and dimensions.  Hopefully, this article will help make it less daunting.

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