Inserting Symbols in Revit Text

Just a little tip for you. Let’s say you want to include the “degrees” symbol or “plusminus” symbol in your Revit text. The Revit text editor doesn’t directly give you this capability…but it is possible. Here are the steps. 1) Start the Microsoft Windows Character Map tool. It’s found All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools. or go to Start …

Project Spotlight: JWU Friedman Center

We recently completed Laser Scanning and Revit Modeling of JWU Friedman Center, located in [ location ] for [ client name ]. The project involved laser scanning of approximately [ ###### sf ] of [ interiorsexteriors ]. We completed [ # of scans ] over a period of [ ## ] days. From the laser scan we produced an architecturalmechanical …

Project Spotlight: Chicopee City Hall

We recently completed Laser Scanning and Revit Modeling of Chicopee City Hall, located in Chicopee, Ma, for [ client name ]. The project involved laser scanning of approximately [ ###### sf ] of [ interiorsexteriors ]. We completed [ # of scans ] over a period of [ ## ] days. From the laser scan we produced an architecturalmechanical model …

Revit Family of the Month: Fire Rating Lines

Every month, myCADD offers a free family from our Revit Families Libraries for download. Our current Family of the Month is Fire Rating Lines. Okay… so it’s not really a family. We built these lines as repeating details, which allows for fire rating symbols to be drawn as a line. The spacing and layout of the symbols is user controlled, …

Project Spotlight: Boston City Hall – Revit Model from CAD PDF

We recently completed a Revit Model of Boston City Hall for Utile. The Revit model was built from historical construction documents in PDF and CAD formats. The model scope included the exterior with some site context, as well as the interior core areas.  The project was delivered over a period of 8 weeks.  We think the model turned out great! …

We’ve Moved! New myCADD Training Center in Boston

myCADD Training Center in Boston, Massachusetts We’ve picked up and moved our Revit/BIM Training Center from just outside of Boston to downtown! Our Official Autodesk Authorized Training Center is now located at 112 South Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02111. As we get settled in, we are business as usual – with Customized Training for groups/companies, as well as open …

Learn Revit Architecture in 3 Days

Attention Architects, Designers, & New Users of Revit! Upcoming 3 Day Course: Introduction to Revit Architecture, November 11-13 myCADD’s Introduction to Revit courses introduce the key concepts and features of Revit. Walk away from this our small 3 day course ready to use Revit’s modeling tools and to produce model & construction documentation. Learn to produce a model and generate plans, elevations and sections, details, and …

1st Annual Heart Healthy Golf Outing a Success!

[one_half last=”no”] 1st Heart Healthy Golf Outing Saturday, September 20, 2014 Thanks to all our Participants and Sponsors for a great day!!! Through your generosity we raised $2660 for the American Heart Association!  I hope you can join us for next year’s outing next September.  Date and Course to be determined. Thank you, Troy Mifsud [/one_half][one_half last=”yes”][title size=”2″]Sponsors[/title] A Huge …

A Quick Look at our CADD & BIM Consulting Services

myCADD’s CADD & BIM Consulting Services – for Architects, Engineers, Builders, & Owners. We specialize in Laser Scanning, BIM Modeling, Strategic Planning & Implementation, RevitBIM Training, BIM Management, and Facilities Management.

myCADD at NEBFM15 today

myCADD is at the 10th Annual Northeast Buildings and Facilities Management (NEBFM) Convention today in Boston. This tradeshow features over 300 exhibitors displaying services & products necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of buildings and facilities in the greater New England region. More information can be found here: NEBFM15 Look for our ad and video on the official NEBFM Show Guide by …