Friday, February 8, 2013

Window Studio from Andersen Windows

Window Studio is a powerful, stand-alone design support tool for installation on your Windows-based PC that generates CAD symbols and BIM support, including elevations, detail and plan symbols, with your Andersen® windows and doors.
  • Create single or multiple unit designs visually, and quickly get elevation, detail or plan symbol of your design
  • Plug-ins for Autodesk Revit and SketchUp are installed with Window Studio
  • Generates native 3D symbols in AutoDesk Revit 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and SketchUp 8 and 7 
  • Click and drag units to size and position visually on interactive workbench  
  • Select and configure exterior trim on single units and combinations
  • Automatic snapping, alignment and joining for easy combination design
  • Specify joining materials for accurate unit spacing and joining details
  • Save window and door designs in a project file for editing, report generation,  and reuse
  • Generate schedules and reports for designs:
  • Window and door schedule
  • Unit information report
  • Elevation report
  • Energy report
  • Product performance report
  • Sustainability report
  • Energy, performance and sustainability attributes included in Revit families and Google SketchUp components
  • Comprehensive help content and simple online tutorials to get you going quickly
  • Workbench guidelines available to align and space units in combinations and for sizing custom units
 There's more information available on the Andersen Windows website.

Credit: Luke Johnson's What Revit Wants blog.

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