Category Archives for "Design Technology"

Mar 04

Autodesk Licensing Compliance

Autodesk like to remind you that it is your responsibility to ensure you are using the correct licenses for your software. From time to time they may invoke their right to audit you to ensure that you are compliant. There can be penalties for having non-compliant software active on your system. It is your responsibility to […]

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Feb 09

How to Access Autodesk Support

Your Autodesk Subscription or Maintenance contract may entitle you to technical support directly from Autodesk. But how do you access it? The simple answer is through your Autodesk Account, which I’l explain below, but there may be quicker ways to solve your issue. First, Try the Knowledge Base, or just google the issue. You may get […]

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Aug 23

Using BIM for Safety Risk Management

The Health & Safety at Work 2015 act (HSAW 2015) is a game changer for building owners and property managers. Combine that with the mandatory requirements from the Asbestos Regulations 2016, many existing buildings present some major challenges in delivering an effective Safety Risk Management Plan. The documentation that is generated in the process of managing […]

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May 19

Switch to Autodesk Subscription

Switch from maintenance to Autodesk subscription and secure discounted pricing as long as you renew.At time of renewal, you can choose to move to subscription for the same cost as your maintenance plan renewal. As long as you continue to renew, you’ll enjoy special pricing, which will be lower than maintenance plan renewal pricing and far […]

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May 15

How to download, install and activate your Autodesk Subscription software

Follow these steps to get your new Autodesk subscription software up and running: Note: these instructions are for single user subscription licenses only. Multi-user licenses are installed and activated in a different way.Order Confirmation / Upgrade emailThe person who ordered the software, known as your contract manager or software coordinator (CM or SC) will receive an […]

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Feb 02

How to get Wellington Area Site & Terrain Information

This post documents a presentation I did at Revit User Group Wellington RUGwell in July 2015 on how to use the Koordinates.com web site to get site contours and boundary information to create toposurfaces and boundary lines. A lot of this information is free! The fist step is to log onto Koordinates.com. Create an account […]

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