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Modifying Branch Circuit Devices

How to work with branch circuit devices.

Start in the FIRST FLOOR POWER floor plan.

Enable Circuit Descriptions with ElectroBIM

With ElectroBIM, circuit descriptions can be changed in several different places to give you greater control over the values displayed in the panel schedule. By default, this functionality is bypassed so you can continue to set circuit descriptions through typical Revit methods if you prefer.

To control your circuit descriptions using ElectroBIM:

  1. Run the ElectroBIM Design→  Customization→ Project Options command. The Options dialog box will open.

  2. Set Circuit description method ▾ to Use ElectroBIM circuit descriptions.

  3. Press the button to close the dialog box.

Modify the Elevator Motor with Circuit Edit

  1. Select the elevator motor and run the ElectroBIM Design→  Circuit Edit command. The Circuit Edit dialog box will open, displaying the circuit to which the elevator motor is connected.

  2. Make the following changes to the circuit:

    1. Erase the Description Replacement value.
    2. Set OCP Trip ▾ to Size automatically.
    3. Set OCP Frame ▾ to Same as trip.
  3. Press the button to close the dialog box.

When using ElectroBIM on existing projects, these fields are populated based upon the parameters for the device. New devices inserted in the model are shown in the Modifying a Branch Circuit Family section.

Modify the Elevator Motor with Instance Edit

  1. Select the elevator motor and run the ElectroBIM Design→  Instance Edit command. The Instance Edit dialog box will open.

  2. Make the following changes to the elevator motor:

    1. Set Circuit Description ▾ to Set circuit description in instance and, for the Custom Circuit Description, enter Elev Motor.
    2. Set OCP Trip ▾ to 100.
    3. Set Conductor ▾ to Size based upon breaker.
  3. Press the button to close the dialog box.

  4. Select the elevator motor and run the ElectroBIM Design→  Circuit Edit command to see how the values change.