Owner Standards Check

Owner Standards Check

Win32 and 64, English

SouthEastern Technical Services, LLC
A tool that checks models for formatting compliance.

General Usage Instructions

The application will first run the Quick Checks scan of the model.  The dialog box will display the pass or failure of each Quick Check Parameter.

Hover over x-marks for more details on the failure reason.

1.      Filename Check

o    Verifies that the Autodesk® Revit® filename starts with the project number followed by an underscore.

2.      Project Name Check

o    Verifies that the built-in Project Name parameter is not empty and does not contain the default value.

3.      Project Address Check

o    Verifies that the built-in Project Address parameter is not empty and does not contain the default value.

4.      Facility Name Check

o    Checks to see if the Facility Name shared parameter exists in the project.  Set this shared parameter under this addin’s settings.

o    Verifies that the facility name parameter is not empty.

5.      Facility Number Check

o    Checks to see if the Facility Number shared parameter exists in the project.  Set this shared parameter under this addin’s settings.

o    Verifies that the facility number parameter is not empty.

6.      Project Number Check

o    Verifies that the built-in Project Number parameter is not empty.

7.      Project Status Check

o    Verifies that the built-in Project Status parameter is not empty and does not contain the default value.

8.      Plan Name Check

o    Verifies that all plan views contain the word  level in their name.

The user can then select a Revit Template to use for compliance in the Format Checks. Clicking the ‘Run Format Check’ button runs 6 additional in depth checks of the Revit project.  

1. Shared Parameter Check

  • Compares the shared parameters inside the current Revit model against shared parameters in the specified template file.
  • Checks every family category in Revit to verify that the model contains the same shared parameters the template file does.

2. Omniclass Number Check

  • Checks every element in the project, from following Revit categories, to see if their Omniclass number parameter contains a value.
  • Categories: Cable Trays, Casework, Communication Devices, Data Devices, Doors, Duct Accessory, Electrical Equipment, Electrical Fixtures, Fire Alarm Devices, Furniture, Furniture Systems, Lighting Devices, Lighting Fixtures, Mechanical Equipment, Nurse Call Devices, Plumbing Fixtures, Security Devices, Specialty Equipment, Structural Columns, Structural Framing, Telephone Devices, Sprinklers & Windows

3. Family Naming Check

  • Checks every element in the project, from the following Revit categories, to see if their family name starts with a MasterFormat number followed by an underscore.
  • Categories: Cable Trays, Casework, Communication Devices, Doors, Duct Accessory, Electrical Equipment, Electrical Fixtures, Fire Alarm Devices, Furniture, Furniture Systems, Lighting Devices, Lighting Fixtures, Mechanical Equipment, Nurse Call Devices, Plumbing Fixtures, Security Devices, Specialty Equipment, Sprinklers, Telephone Devices & Windows

4. Workset Naming Check

  • Checks to see if worksets conform to the following naming convention.
    • Worksets must consist of three divisions, each of which is separated by a -
    • 1st division must contain the discipline abbreviation (Arch, Struc, Mech, Elec, Plumb, Spec or Civil)
    • 2nd division must contain one of the following content abbreviations. (XS,XE, SF, C, T or F)
    • 3rd division must contain the two digit level number for the workset.  00 – 14

5. Floor Plan Names

  • Checks to see if all floor plan views contain the word  level

6. Wall Types

  • Checks all walls in the project against the following standards:
    • The wall function value must be in the wall’s type name (ex. If a wall’s function parameter is set to Interior, it must contain the word interior in it’s type name.
    • All interior walls must contain a type mark.
    • Assembly codes values must be valid for the selected wall function.
    • Wall ratings in the type name must match the fire rating in the wall’s fire rating parameter.  Wall ratings should start with two digit values (01, 02, etc.)
    • Rated walls must contain parameters named “Fire Test #” & “UL URL”.  That parameter must also contain values.

 

 The user can then export to .csv or close the review.

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Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk Exchange Apps has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Autodesk Exchange Apps, and select the 'Uninstall' button, or you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

None.

Contact

Company Name: SouthEastern Technical Services, LLC
Company URL:
Support Contact: sets@appsbyjs.com

Author/Company Information

SouthEastern Technical Services, LLC

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.1.0

Update to support 2016

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