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1905, 2015

Autodesk CFD – Oh… you want it to WORK? Why didn’t you say so?

By |May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Today I decided it was a good day to try to start learning something new. Simulation is getting to be a bigger and bigger deal with Building Information Models. I downloaded and installed Autodesk CFD 2016 from our subscription site, and our IT Director got a license file and added it to our existing license file on the server. Upon launching CFD I got this lovely message:

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Yes, Virginia – it happens to us, too…


1403, 2015

Revit Video Tutorial – Template Creation and Development

By |March 14th, 2015|0 Comments

I have begun creating a series of video tutorials to supplement our standard Revit classes. The first one is done and posted to Enceptia’s YouTube […]

1912, 2014

Enceptia Showcases Partnerships for Construction, Fabrication and Collaboration at AU 2014

By |December 19th, 2014|0 Comments

We had a booth at Autodesk University this year that was hard to miss. We have partnered with two other firms, Geoshack and […]

1212, 2014

Revit Update Release 5

By |December 12th, 2014|0 Comments

I think this may be a new record… FIVE updates in a single release. You’ll find the links in the following article – however NOTE! […]

2909, 2014

Install the RIGHT Revit 2015 Update 4!!!

By |September 29th, 2014|0 Comments

Last week I reported the availability of Autodesk Revit 2015 Update 4 R2 – and I stated that if you are on subscription it includes […]

1809, 2014

Revit R2 (Update 4)

By |September 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Revit Update 4 (or Revit R2) is now available for subscription customers:

To download, go to your subscription site and check the listings for […]

2508, 2014

AutoCAD Architecture Project Browser Crashes

By |August 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Recent Windows Updates are causing issues with the AutoCAD Architecture (and AutoCAD MEP) Project Browser.  A recent Knowledgebase article points to Microsoft […]

1908, 2014

Revit 2014 Model Performance Technical Note – and More

By |August 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Autodesk has updated the model performance technical note – it’s got tons of information on how to get the most out of your Revit installation […]

1808, 2014

Missing Revit Family Templates – and Other Stuff?

By |August 18th, 2014|2 Comments

We’ve been getting a lot of calls since people started installing Revit 2015 about missing content – no “stock” families, error messages about the Family Template Path being invalid, no family templates installed, no project templates installed, etc. This is apparently a fairly common problem with the installation of Revit – it was a problem for a few people with Revit 2014, but it seems to be much more prevalent with Revit 2015, and is addressed in great detail an Autodesk Knowledge Base article.


1408, 2014

Pay Attention to the Check Engine light…

By |August 14th, 2014|0 Comments

When your car starts making that strange noise or that check engine light comes on, we’ve mostly learned (sometimes the hard way), the longer we wait until we address it the more expensive it can become.

The same thing can happen with your Revit Projects if you don’t pay attention to warning signs.