Design Master September 2021 Newsletter
Table of Contents
- Electrical for Revit 2.0 Released
- Customer Story: Consultant Engineering Service
- Online Training
- Documentation Updates
Electrical for Revit 2.0 Released
Design Master Electrical RT 2.0 is now available. The major new features in this release are one-line riser diagrams in Revit and time-current curves for breakers.
New Feature List
New Feature Training Video
Design Master Turns Days of Revisions Into Hours at Consultant Engineering Service
For over 50 years, Consultant Engineering Service, Inc., has designed MEP solutions for schools and universities, airports, commercial buildings, and everything in between. They currently employ four electrical engineers and designers, including Director of Electrical Engineering Tom Muse, PE. When he joined the company in early 2020, CES had just purchased Design Master Electrical after, as he understands it, looking for ways to streamline their revision process.
Read more about Consultant Engineering Service, Inc.
A regular online training webinar is available every month for Design Master Electrical RT for Revit.
Electrical for Revit training is on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 1:30pm Eastern.
Complete details about the training and recordings of past trainings are available on our website.
The Electrical RT User Manual has been updated for release 2.0.
The Electrical RT Tutorial and Electrical RT Video Tutorial Series have been updated for release 2.0, including tutorials on the new one-line diagram and selective coordination features. The tutorial is our recommended starting point for current users to learn the new features, and for new users to learn the software in general.
Knowledge Base Updates
The following articles have been added to the knowledge base:
- 4-Pole Transfer Switches: Design Master does not offer 4-pole voltage options for transfer switches; however, you can safely model them using a 3-pole voltage and notes. This article briefly explains why.
- Updating Graphic Family Definitions: Need to customize your Revit one-line diagram graphics just for the current project? Or more permanently, to match your company standards? Follow these steps to get the intended result for each case.
- Feeder Schedule Command Removed: In Electrical RT 2.0, we removed the Feeder Schedule command. This article explains why, and provides other ways to generate your feeder schedule.
- Wire Ampacity Changes in DM Electrical RT 2.0: In Electrical RT 2.0, we added new columns to the Wire Ampacities command. This article explains why, and what you can expect when converting older projects.
The following training videos have been added to the knowledge base: