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The current releases are DM Electrical RT 1.1, DM Electrical 8.4, DM HVAC 7.3, and DM Plumbing 4.1. We are not adding new features to these releases.

The next releases will be DM Electrical RT 1.2, DM Electrical 8.5, DM HVAC 7.4, and DM Plumbing 4.2 We are actively working on these release and using this wishlist to guide which features we implement. Some features you see marked as “complete” will not be available until these releases are finished.

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  1. Change breaker size in Panel Schedule based on Revit family parameter

    Change breaker size in Panel Schedule based on Revit family type parameter.

    30 votes
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    • Outdoor point-by-point calculations

      Add outdoor point-by-point calculations for parking lot lighting.

      12 votes
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      • Assign Layer System in AutoCAD based upon Phase in Revit

        When exporting the one-line diagram from Revit to AutoCAD, assign the layer system used in AutoCAD to match the phase in Revit.

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        • Swap circuits in Revit

          Be able to swap circuits in Revit like you can using the "Move Circuit" command in DM Electrical for AutoCAD.

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          • Adjust Feeders and branch circuit sizing based on derating

            Adjust the wire size of feeders and branch circuits based on derating. This calculation needs to account for Ambient Temperature Correction Factors, Adjustment Factors and conduits on a roof (even though NEC 2017 eliminated this one). For example, there is an option in DME RT feeder sizing that asks about a double neutral. If we are acknowledging we need a double neutral, it should be understood the neutral is a current carrying conductor and should adjust the wire size and conduit size per the NEC.

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            • Ability to measure wire

              I am a design build Engineer/Contractor and would like to be able to get takeoff data.

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