UL SPOT app for Autodesk® Revit®

UL SPOT app for Autodesk® Revit®

Win64, English

UL Verification Services Inc.
The UL SPOT app for Autodesk® Revit® is an add-in that enables Revit users to access product data from UL SPOT, the source for product sustainability information and Detailed Product Information.

General Usage Instructions

Select a Family in your project. Then, from the menu bar select the UL SPOT ribbon; selecting any of SPOT, Manufacturer, Product Type, MasterFormat, Standards, Certification, LEED, GreenGlobes, Well or See more menu options on the ribbon, which will launch the Product Data Editor dialog. 

To initiate a search, select the "Search Spot" button to search for product information and sustainable certification documentation on the spot.ul.com site.  Once you have located the product of choice, select the UL icon in the upper left corner of the product page. A dialog will open which will allow you to select the documents you would like linked to the selected family type in your project, along with the manufacturer’s name, model number, unformat classification code and URLs to the product page and product image.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

See more

Click to see products that contribute to other green building rating systems such as BREEAM, IgCC, GreenStar programs, and more.

Certification

Search by the certification program that a product or facility is certified to.

Export

Click to Export to create reports by category into a .xls or pdf file.

Green Globes

Search for products that contribute to Green Globes, an online assessment protocol, rating system, and guidance for green building design, operation, and management.

MasterFormat

MasterFormat is a standard for organizing specifications and other written information for commercial and institutional building projects.

Product Type

Search by type of product, such as a door, window, furniture, etc.

LEED

Search for products that contribute to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) that provides a framework that project teams can apply to create healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings.

Manufacturer

Search products by manufacturer or brand name.

Profile

Register, Login, Profile

SPOT

Select a Family in your project; then, from the menu bar select the UL SPOT ribbon; select the SPOT icon, which will launch the Product Data Editor dialog. To initiate a search, select the "Search Spot" button to search for product information and sustainable certification documentation on the www.ul.com/SPOT site.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: UL Verification Services Inc.
Company URL: http://spot.ul.com
Support Contact: SPOTApp@ul.com

Author/Company Information

UL Verification Services Inc.

Support Information

To learn more about UL's SPOT database, visit spot.ul.com. If you have questions about the Revit add-in, please contact SPOTApp@ul.com or 888.485.4733.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.19

The UL SPOT App provides direct access SPOT (spot.ul.com), the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information. Updated published information and a few performance updates.

1.0.168

The UL SPOT App provides direct access SPOT (spot.ul.com), the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information. Updated published information and a few performance updates.

1.0.16

The UL SPOT App provides direct access SPOT (spot.ul.com), the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information.

1.0.12

Performance updates...
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