MagiCAD for Revit offers numerous intelligent and automated features for HVAC design, minimising the need for manual drawing and calculations and enabling new levels of productivity and accuracy. You can let MagiCAD draw the object, check the angles and make the relevant calculations by simply selecting the product in one of the commercially available sizes and defining its connections to other objects with a few of mouse clicks.
To add an air terminal to the system, just select a duct end, select the air terminal you want to use, and simply click on the air terminal object to rotate it to the correct installation angle. Again, to make the process faster and easier, MagiCAD suggests installation angles depending on the air terminal at 45° or 90° intervals.
Quick rotation of an air terminal unit through the suggested angles.
You can connect an air terminal to a main duct by simply selecting the air terminal and the main duct. Depending on the duct, the connection is drawn automatically with the appropriate connection type, i.e. with a T-connector or a tap connection.
The installation height of an object can be aligned with the installation height of any other object, using either the same exact installation height or by defining an offset.
The installation height of a crossover duct aligned with a parallel air duct.
Connecting duct elements between objects at different installation heights can be drawn automatically using a user-defined angle. All you have to do is select a duct end or a specific point along the duct as the starting point for the connecting duct element, and then set the angle and select the device to which the connection is to be made. The connecting duct is drawn automatically using the angle defined by the user, with an optimal duct length for connecting the two ends. The same applies also to drawing pipes.
Automated creation of a connecting duct from an upper duct to a lower air terminal unit
using a user-defined 45° angle.