I’m going through the entities for MEP looking for a specific parameter of which I do not know the name of (yet), and I’m hoping someone here can help me out.
When coordinating MEP I often find myself overwhelmed by the sheer amount of installations in our projects. To make sense of it all, we assign specific colours to a parameter which Revit calls ‘System Abbreviation’ for Mechanical and Plumbing, or Function Code for Electrical. Every system has its own code and their own colour. These, however, are Revit-specific System classification parameters.
Within Solibri Office we call upon these parameters and dedicate a classification to it, which we use to change the system’s modelcolours like this:
I’ve been going through the BuildingSmart documentation (IFC4.2) but I just can’t find a property in IFC that would store such information. Perhaps someone can point me in the right direction?