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By daviddelven
#285421
Generic question about MEP Systems in ARCHICAD.

If you customize them, which level of definition you apply? By default, AC provides cabling, cooling, exhaust air, fresh air, heating, sprinkler. But there are some elements which belong to more than one system (i.e. HVAC exterior equipment). It seems we should create a system for them, too.

We may follow some BIM classification standard (i.e. Uniclass 2015, table Ss), but I am not sure that it is practical.

What is your feedback about it?

Thanks!
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By sboydturner
#285463
Not sure about accepted classifications but my MEP systems include:
Mechanical:
Return Air
Exhaust Air
Supply Air
Fresh Air
Heating Pipework
Cooling Pipework
Hydraulic:
Drainage
Supply Cold
Supply Hot
Supply Warm
Natural Gas
Fire:
Sprinkler Pipework
Hydrant Pipework
Detection

Regards,
Scott
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By daviddelven
#288427
sboydturner wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:58 am
Not sure about accepted classifications but my MEP systems include:
Mechanical:
Return Air
Exhaust Air
Supply Air
Fresh Air
Heating Pipework
Cooling Pipework
Hydraulic:
Drainage
Supply Cold
Supply Hot
Supply Warm
Natural Gas
Fire:
Sprinkler Pipework
Hydrant Pipework
Detection

Regards,
Scott
Thank you!