Lights for Revit: user interface

In this article we will go through the user interface of the LIGHTS app and discover all the benefits it provides with. LIGHTS add-in for Autodesk Revit is a full LED library which contains 70 LED lighting fixture families. Thanks to our cloud service, the library updates automatically guaranteeing that you will always have the newest models at use. After installing our LIGHTS for Revit, open the app in the add-in section. Start your lighting design with findi... Read more

Revit tutorial: Café and restaurant lighting design

In one of our earlier articles we shared our knowledge on lighting design for café and restaurant. In this blog post we add to that by providing a lighting design tutorial in Autodesk Revit by using LIGHTS add-in. After the tutorial you will: Learn what is LIGHTS and how to use it. Learn how to fast and easy create a lighting design in Autodesk Revit. Learn what lighting fixtures are suitable for café design. Learn how to create a leaner array. <iframe width="800" height="450" src="https://youtube.com/embed/uEeCJw_ZSyI" frameborder="0... Read more

Lighting design in Revit: Façade lighting tutorial

In one of our earlier articles we shared our knowledge and expertise on façade lighting with LEDs. In this article we add to that by providing a step-by-step tutorial on how to design façade lighting in Revit by using the LIGHTS add-in. After the tutorial you will: Learn what is LIGHTS and how to use it. Learn how to fast and easy create a lighting design in Autodesk Revit. Learn what lighting fixtures are suitable for outdoors and particularly façade design. Learn how to add a lighting fixture in the architectural model. <b... Read more

LED and green building: Will LED lights actually enable the facility to receive the LEED certificate

It is crucial to notice that consumption in the housing category is one of the most damaging for the environment. That is why more and more organizations are interested in implementing sustainable or “green” building designs to minimize the negative impact of building construction and maintenance on the environment. Architects can contribute to the reduction of the environmental impact already on the designing stage. When talking about green building, one of the things which immediately comes into mind is LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificate. LEED is one of the most recognized international green bu... Read more

How to install Lights for Autodesk Revit

Lights is an application for architects and designers who are using Autodesk Revit. Lights is a LED luminarie library which was designed to make lighting design easier and faster. More information on what Lights is and what benefits it has, can be found in our previous blog post. In this post we will guide you through and explain you step by step how to install our Lights app. Important: Before installing any add-in for Revit, make sure that you are an Autodesk subscriber or have an Autodesk Education account. How to install... Read more