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Importing Content from an Older Catalog

If you have a catalog from an older version of Envisioneer saved on your system, you can add content from that catalog to any Envisioneer catalog using the Export to BIM File and Import BIM File tools. First you open the old catalog in Envisioneer 13 and export the...

BENEFITS OF BIM for Residential

At a first glance, many feel the benefits of using a BIM model are purely for marketing – leveraging the 3D model for visual aids to help sell a home. Taking a deeper and a more thoughtful look at a BIM model will reveal many practical business reasons to adopt BIM for residential construction.

Framing Wall Panel Diagrams

This video shows you how to create wall framing panel diagrams in Envisioneer Construction Suite. https://youtu.be/PmcnVAFBfec

Presentation Drawings

Stand out Presentations When marketing a space to a client, you want to convey your ideas effectively so you ultimately walk away with the job. The same is true for sample drawings that you use on your website to attract new clients. So, what makes a good modern...

Pole Barn Construction

Watch this video to understand how to build a pole barn in Envisioneer. https://youtu.be/BKdT4AytME8

Using the Envisioneer VR App

Once you have uploaded a project using the Generate Panoramic View feature in Envisioneer, you will be able to view it in the Envisioneer VR App, available free from the Google Play Store and Apple iTunes Store: Open the Envisioneer VR App. The first time you open it...

Generating a Panoramic View

In Envisioneer you can create a panoramic view to export to the Envisioneer VR Smartphone App. This is a great way to share your work with clients, friends and family. To use the new Generate Panoramic View Feature: 1. Ensure that you are in a 3D Camera View (3D...

Importing BIM Catalogs

Importing BIM Catalogs into Envisioneer If you have found a catalog of materials that is in BIM format, such as the catalogs found on the Green 3D Home website, you can easily import that catalog into Envisioneer.  To see the list of available BIM files, in...

Estimating Assemblies

Specifying Assemblies At the bottom of the Quantity page you will see an Assemblies area. Assemblies are parts or materials that are associated with an element, but are not drawn in the model. For example, doors can have hardware assemblies such as a hinge set and...

Formulas

Formulas As you insert an element in Envisioneer it will count that element and add it to the quantity report. But what if you inserted a fence and wanted it to count how many posts were needed in the length of the fence? For that you would need to create a formula...