Through a new partnership, Taco Inc. will make its commercial pump lines available through the Autodesk Seek Web service.
Through a new partnership, Taco Inc. will make
its commercial pump lines available
through the Autodesk Seek Web service. This will let mechanical
designers search for and have access to Taco’s data-rich digital design files directly
from AutoCAD and the Revit desktop design applications for Building
Information Modeling (BIM) or thru the Internet.
Three file formats will
be available via Autodesk Seek: Revit (.rfa), AutoCAD 2D and AutoCAD 3D. The
Taco files can also be accessed using any mobile smart device.
KS pump line is the first product line to be made available through Autodesk. Additional
Taco commercial pumps lines available as AutoDesk Revit files will follow.
the company, with the addition of Taco’s product information to Autodesk Seek,
HVAC system design and building construction professionals practicing the BIM
process will be able to more easily select Taco pump products earlier in their
“Taco needs to be where HVAC design
engineers are going with Autodesk Seek,” commented Tom Lawrence,
Taco’s senior vice president, commercial sales and marketing. “We’re proud to
be the first HVAC pump manufacturer to offer a full line of fully attributed 3D
and 2D files to the consulting-specifying design community. We’ll be adding
additional product files as we move forward.”
“It is increasingly important for
design professionals and builders to be able to rely on high quality data as
the AEC industry moves to BIM,” said Jeff Wright, senior
director of content solutions for Autodesk. “The addition of Taco’s information-rich
commercial pump models to the Autodesk Seek web service is one more step in
delivering a ‘critical mass’ of product information to designers, while
providing building product manufacturers with an unprecedented platform for
online marketing to Autodesk’s customer base.”
Taco Commercial Pumps Searchable For BIM
August 28, 2009