Lighting Analysis

Lighting Analysis

Win32 and 64, English

Autodesk, Inc.
Lighting Analysis for Autodesk® Revit® is a fast cloud service that uses Autodesk® 360 Rendering to expose electric and solar lighting results directly on the Revit model.

General Usage Instructions

Please see the detail instruction on Lighting Analysis for Revit help page on the BPA help page.

Screenshots

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

Other reference material:

  • Revit BPA Help – Lighting Analysis help topic
  • Blog Intro – Includes video with older but still relevant workflows.
  • Video0 – First instructional video on the release 1.0
  • Video1 – Hour long video including Rendering Illuminance and Lighting Analysis workflows. 
  • Article – Revit community overview article.

Known Issues

The 2016 installer requires older versions to be uninstalled or ignore the dll overwrite warning messages to continue with the installation. This is fixed in 2015 and 2016 12/23 Builds.

Contact

Company Name: Autodesk, Inc.

Author/Company Information

Autodesk, Inc.

Support Information

For help and support see Lighting Analysis section of Autodesk BPA Forum.

You can send email to lar.feedback@autodesk.com to get more help.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.26

Insight360-2016 LAR updates:

  • updated LEED Report feature with formatting and progress bar
  • LAR: bug fixes for handling large floors, parameterized cloud credit calcs by clipped floor area and delivered grid works no matter what analysis grid density is. 

LAR 2015 updates:

  • updated LEED Report feature with formatting and progress bar
  • bug fixes for schedule stickiness

Known Issue for Insight360 Installer-LAR: The installer requires older versions to be uninstalled or ignore the dll overwrite warning messages to continue with the installation.

1.25

Updated version

1.23

Lighting Analysis for Revit has been updated with a number of new features and improvements. This release version 1.23 has the following updates and new features:

  • Analysis options now include LEED v4 EQ credit 7 option 2 in the Run Analysis dialog
  • New Analysis Display Styles are added for LEED v4 and other styles
  • Schedules are created using field id’s instead of text to fix bugs with some foreign language installs
  • Schedule names are changed to include “_” in front so they are organized better in the Project Browser
  • AVF view settings (9am vs 3pm) are preserved when clicking Generate Results
  • Analysis Display Styles are preserved except if type of analysis changed, and then a corresponding analysis display style will be selected automatically
  • Phase filter is set automatically for view plans (unless override flag is unset in config file)
  • View templates are turned off when _Lighting views are created (unless override flag is unset in config file)
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