Revit integration – detailed explanation

eTool Life Cycle Designer Marios Tsikos breaks down the integration between Revit and eTool.

eTool templates and the BIM approach:


Revit and eTool integration – detailed explanation includes:
– Relationship between Revit families and eTool templates
– eTool templates and detailed information on materials and assembly (as well as energy/water when applicable)
– Setup your Revit model to facilitate the LCA integration process
– Option to use Dynamo Revit to change family names in Revit
– Linking Revit with eTool and transferring data
– Detailed explanation of the matching process
– Importing various Revit files/projects (architectural, structural) into eTool


Another Revit plugin demonstration by Rich for a simple detached dwelling along with some improvement strategies.

Related articles:

Revit Plugin

Importing Design Options from Revit

eTool Integration with Revit Updates

Exporting schedules from Revit

Aggregating Data for Import

Does eTool integrate with 3D CAD packages or BIM?


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