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By Balint Kezer
#310522
Dear all,

As a Product Manager for MEP related developments I would like to better understand the needs of architects and engineers using our products. Because of this I have compiled the following survey: https://bit.ly/GSMEP.

Responses are more than welcome. I'm also open to any ideas you might have regarding this topic, feel free to provide them here in this topic.

Best regards,
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By Aaron Bourgoin
#310524
This is a survey worth filling out by architects and MEP professionals using AC MEP. Might I suggest you also prepare a survey for us to share with non AC consultants as I'm certain that their feedback as it relates to collaborating with us on integrated design would be useful for us and for Graphisoft.

M&E consultants in Canada are coming to BIM very slowly. So slow, in fact that one of your clients in Western Canada established their own Mechanical Engineering group. Our offices are working with only two engineering firms that are using BIM at all. The rest make 2D drawings that range from purely schematic plans to ones that show proper equipments, piping and ducting, but only in 2D.
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By Balint Kezer
#310691
Aaron Bourgoin wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 3:44 pm
This is a survey worth filling out by architects and MEP professionals using AC MEP. Might I suggest you also prepare a survey for us to share with non AC consultants as I'm certain that their feedback as it relates to collaborating with us on integrated design would be useful for us and for Graphisoft.

M&E consultants in Canada are coming to BIM very slowly. So slow, in fact that one of your clients in Western Canada established their own Mechanical Engineering group. Our offices are working with only two engineering firms that are using BIM at all. The rest make 2D drawings that range from purely schematic plans to ones that show proper equipments, piping and ducting, but only in 2D.
Hi Aaron,

A survey for non AC consultants would be certainly useful. I targeted the architecture segment with this survey as we have much more users in architecture and could receive enough responses to arrive at conclusions.

I would be happy to create such survey if I could gather enough responses for it.

Thanks for all the other responses, the survey is still open, feel free to provide your opinion!
By Graham Whipple
#310708
Balint,

Thanks for getting this survey out. We are continuing to establish reasonable workflows using the MEP tools but hope the tools and workflows can be improved. I am hoping you have received my survey.

Graham
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By Balint Kezer
#310728
Graham Whipple wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 10:40 pm
Balint,

Thanks for getting this survey out. We are continuing to establish reasonable workflows using the MEP tools but hope the tools and workflows can be improved. I am hoping you have received my survey.

Graham
Hi Graham,

Thanks for your response. We will have more focus on this area in the future, but for AC24 we will already integrate it into ARCHICAD, so there will be no license and separate installation required. With AC24 update 1 we will also provide some improvements on it which will hopefully provide help to both architects using it for collaboration and MEP professionals using it for modeling.
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By Jp1138
#310729
Balint Kezer wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 10:45 am

Hi Graham,

Thanks for your response. We will have more focus on this area in the future, but for AC24 we will already integrate it into ARCHICAD, so there will be no license and separate installation required. With AC24 update 1 we will also provide some improvements on it which will hopefully provide help to both architects using it for collaboration and MEP professionals using it for modeling.

:o :o :o At last!