Case Study – Revit Family Development Services for Lighting Fixtures

Revit Family for Lighting Fixtures - Indoor, Outdoor and Decorative

Delivered 83 Revit Families for 23 types of lighting products along with 91 Product cut-sheets in 19 days

Revit Family Creation for Lighting Fixtures for a Procurement Firm by United-BIM

Revit Family Development Services for a Procurement Firm's Indoor, Outdoor & Decorative Lighting Fixtures

  • Client
  • Procurement firm - AORBIS
  • Industry
  • AEC
  • Services
  • BIM data in Revit
  • Tools
  • Autodesk - Revit
Aorbis Product Cut-Sheet/Spec-Sheet
  • About Project
  • AORBIS - US-based Procurement firm needed to develop light-weight & parametric electrical Revit Families and Product Cut-sheets/Spec-sheets of lighting fixtures with LOD 400 details. The project included creating families for 3 types of lighting fixtures- Indoor, Outdoor & Decorative.
  • The Client - A Procurement firm based in Hartford, CT
  • Client's Requirements - Develop electrical Revit families & cut-sheets for Indoor, Outdoor, & Decorative types of lighting fixtures
  • Project Needs - Develop accurate & parametric Revit families to align with the client's project schedule
  • Project Brief
  • We developed 83 Revit Families of 23 products & 91 product cut-sheets/spec-sheets of lighting fixtures for a procurement firm. The Revit families were developed from a reference spec sheet. The CSI-Masterformat division for the products was 26-00-00 Electrical and included the following types:
  • Indoor lights - Round Down-lights, Square Down-lights, Modular Down-lights, Surface Mounted Linear Lights, Suspended Linear Lights, Recessed/Surface Lights, Industrial Lights, Emergency Lights, Emergency Sign Lights, Track Lights, Special Application Lights, etc
  • Outdoor lights - Bollard Lights, Wall mount light, Special Purpose Lights, Garage-Canopy Lights, Site Lights, Flood Lights, Landscape Lights, Road and Urban Lights, etc.
  • Decorative lights - Cylinder Lights, Ceiling Lights, Conventional Vanity Lights, Vanity Mirror Lights, etc.

Project Skills & Expertise

The BIM authoring software used for the execution of this project was Revit from Autodesk’s 2018 AEC collection package. Dedicated BIM modelers from our architectural modeling team worked in sync to create accurate families using Revit and delivered the families within 19 days.

Download Revit Family Development Checklist

Download a 5-pager Revit Family Development Checklist. This checklist can be used as a quality control tool for families that we create, it includes all the standard steps that we need to go thru to make sure we are building quality families.


In just one meeting, the United-BIM team grasped our requirements and gave astonishingly precise results. These are the characteristics of someone who has carved out a niche for themselves

Product Procurement Manager