BUILDING

BUILDING

Floor and Foundation Builder

Floor and Foundation Builder Video: https://youtu.be/OW7O84xiXtI Instructions from Video: To create a new location that has completely different walls and elements than the original location drawn, use the Floor and Foundation Builder Wizard. This tool specifies the...

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Furred Basement Walls

Furred Basement Walls Video: https://youtu.be/LPyBCw2XQ6Y Instructions from Video:  This tooltip will focus on furred basement walls. How to insert them efficiently and what materials they include. Once the ground floor plan has been established, the foundation can...

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Split Level Construction

Split Level Construction

This video will show you how to effectively build a split level home or any form of construction that incorporates knee walls or stacked walls. https://youtu.be/M-B8lykjAFw

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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.

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Remodel Design

Remodel Design

Watch this video for some great tips for using Envisioneer for a remodel design. https://youtu.be/5js-XT8NShc

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Quick Start Guide

Use the link below to download a pdf copy of the Envisioneer Quick Start Guide. A great tutorial to help you get started with the software. Quick_Start_Guide_I Or watch the video to see how it is done!

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Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide

Watch the Quick Start Guide tutorial to quickly learn how to use Envisioneer. This tutorial will take you through the process of building a home in Envisioneer.

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Quoins and Cornerboards (Video)

Quoins and Cornerboards (Video)

Cornerboards Video: https://youtu.be/8ns8VLw0Mcs Instructions from Video: Want to add further detail to a model by adding cornerboards or quoins to the corners? Select Insert>Detailing>Corner Details or select the Corner Details icon. In the default catalog,...

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Replace

Replace

Changes are inevitable in a design project. Envisioneer's Replace function makes it quick and easy. Select an element that you want to replace and right click, on the right click menu you will also see that you can "Select all Similar" which is very handy if you want...

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Tool Tip – Array (Video)

Tool Tip – Array (Video)

When you need to insert multiple copies of an object at a set distance apart, remember to take advantage of the array feature in Envisioneer. Insert one object, such as a column. Select the object in your model and then right click and select Array. The Array feature...

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Surfaces (Video)

Surfaces (Video)

Do you need a custom countertop or a sloped concrete slab or any other custom horizontal element? Use the Surfaces tool in Envisioneer to create surfaces in any shape, material, thickness, flat or on a plane. Select Insert-Surfaces-Surfaces. Watch as I make a new...

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Duplicating an Entire Location (Video)

Duplicating an Entire Location (Video)

Duplicate to Locations Video: https://youtu.be/jeGPd_ffjcU Instructions from Video: When you have multiple stories that mimic the original floor location, Duplicate to Locations is the ideal tool. Once all of the items are inserted into your model that will occur on...

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Inserting an Elevation or Section View to Measure (Video)

Inserting an Elevation or Section View to Measure (Video)

Do you want to take a vertical measurement while working in model view? Go to Tools-Layout-Insert View. Select to insert an elevation or section into your model space -- ensure you insert it as a drawing and not an image. Once inserted in the plan view you can use the...

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Moving Elements on Multiple Locations (Video)

Moving Elements on Multiple Locations (Video)

Are you faced with a major design change where objects on multiple locations must move? You can move all of them at the same time regardless of their location. Go to Settings-Program Settings-Building Aids. In the Building Aids options, uncheck Select elements on...

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