Common questions on calculation in ElumTools.

Why does ElumTools indicate that there are no valid fixtures in the Room/Space?
Check the Upper Limits Constraints of the Room/Space. The Upper Limit may not be high enough to encompass the fixtures hosted in the ceiling. The best way t...
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 at 4:51 PM
Can I remove (mask) calculation points from the calculation grid?
Not in the conventional sense. However, there are options to achieve this: For Room or Space work planes, you can only trim the grid of points around the ...
Mon, 9 Jul, 2018 at 4:17 PM
Why are calculation points not visible until I calculate?
Currently, using Revit's Analysis Visualization Framework (AVF) there is no way to display a marker (e.g., +, ? or N.A.) when the point is in an uncalc...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 at 4:22 PM
Excluding unwanted elements from the calculation.
Option 1 (recommended). Set Materials and Categories to Ignore in Material Mapping as appropriate. Option 2 Use the Filter by View visibility fu...
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019 at 5:40 PM
Why are the results in ElumTools and AGi32 different?
AGi32 and ElumTools both use the same calculation engine. The results will be the same if they are given the same input. The most likely reason for thi...
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019 at 3:36 PM
ElumTools Calculation Methodology
A detailed discucussion of the ElumTools Calculation Method is available at Appendix A - Calculation Methodology Web Help.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019 at 3:41 PM