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Design Master September 2018 Newsletter

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Take the Ninth Annual BIM MEP Survey

It is time for our annual survey of engineers and designers in the MEP industry to learn about their experiences using building information modeling (BIM). We would appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to fill out our survey. The results, including a comparison with the surveys from the previous years, will be discussed in a future newsletter.

(Editor's Note: The survey has ended.)

Read the results of last year’s survey.

Release Candidates for Design Master Electrical and Design Master Electrical RT

Release Candidates for Design Master Electrical 8.5 and Design Master Electrical RT 1.3 are available.

Installation instructions for Design Master Electrical 8.5

Installation instructions for Design Master Electrical RT 1.3

You will need a new license key when you install this release. Reply to this email to request your license key. The software will default to a 30-day trial when you install it. Make sure to install your official license key as soon as possible.

You can read about the new features on our website:

New features in Design Master Electrical 8.5

New features in Design Master Electrical RT 1.3

Weekly Training Resumes

Back to school! Our weekly training will resume this month after taking the summer off. Training will still be on Thursdays. The start time is being moved to 1:30pm Eastern time.

Complete details about the training are available on our website.

Want to be notified when we post upcoming topics or make changes to the schedule? Sign up for email notifications here.

Here is the schedule for the next two months:

September 6, 2018: One-line Diagrams (Electrical for Revit and Electrical for AutoCAD)
Options Customization

September 13, 2018: Electrical for Revit
Electrical RT 1.3 New Feature Overview

September 20, 2018: Electrical for AutoCAD
Electrical 8.5 New Feature Overview

September 27, 2018: HVAC for AutoCAD
Ductwork Graphic Customization

October 4, 2018: One-line Diagrams (Electrical for Revit and Electrical for AutoCAD)

October 11, 2018: Electrical for Revit
Creating Custom Families

October 17, 2018: Electrical for AutoCAD
(Wednesday instead of Thursday this week)
3D Modeling

October 25, 2018: HVAC for AutoCAD
3D Modeling

New Employee: Kane Martin, Technical Writer

Join us in welcoming our newest employee, Kane Martin. Kane is a technical writer and will be working on updating and maintaining all our documentation. You will see his work as we start publishing updated versions of our user manuals, tutorials, and knowledge base articles.

AutoCAD 2019 / Revit 2019 Support

Forgot to mention this back in the spring: our add-ins support AutoCAD 2019 and Revit 2019. Make sure to download and install the latest version of our software from our website. If you have any trouble getting our software working in AutoCAD 2019 or Revit 2019, contact support and we will be happy to help you out.