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Introducing Cool Shades, Ruskin's NEW Parametric Sun Control Revit Add-In


Adding sunshades to your Revit® model is easy with Ruskin's Cool Shades design tool! Our industry’s best sunshade Add-In lets you feel the power of creating a family from scratch in just a few minutes. After sunshades are incorporated in the building design, Revit’s energy simulator can calculate energy savings based upon real shading, windows and geographical locations. So whether it’s lessening the effect of solar heat gain or putting your distinctive style on the building, adding sunshades to your project is very Cool!

Download today for Revit® Architecture 2012 32bit/64bit!

Configuration Definitions

  • Sun Shade Type
  • Sun Shade Section Width, A
  • Sun Shade Cantilever, B
  • Total Vertical Design Pressure (PSF) Outrigger Depth
  • Outrigger Style
  • Blade Style
  • Blade Size
  • Blade Quantity
  • Blade Angle
  • Front Fascia
  • Rear Fascia
  • Intermediate Support Quantity
  • Total Number of Adjacent Sections

System Requirements

Autodesk Revit® version:

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 all language versions (32-/ 64-bit)
  • NOTE: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 is not currently supported, but will be available soon

Operating systems:

  • Windows® 7 (32-/64-bit)
  • Windows® Vista (32-/64-bit)
  • Windows® Server 2008 (32-/64-bit)
  • Windows® Server 2008 R2
  • Windows® XP 32-bit > SP3
  • Windows® XP 64-bit > SP2

Hard disk:
  • Approximately 250 MB of free disk space

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