CHS Healthcare

Intuitive Healthcare Revit Content

BIM Marketing Strategy / Revit Content Creation / Revit Project Documentation

Project Summary

CHS (Ceiling Hoist Solutions) is an industry leading supplier of portable and fixed patient lifting systems into the healthcare sector. After a sporadic introduction to the world of BIM and Revit content creation, CHS is now enjoying the benefits of engaging IGS as their provider of Revit content and strategic BIM services.

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Project Background

Prior to working with IGS, CHS had engaged another Revit content creator to develop a Revit content library for their fixed ceiling hoist range. However, upon launching this initial library, CHS were advised by their Architecture clients that their Revit families did not meet their needs. In turn, CHS were advised by their clients to work with IGS as the industry’s leading Revit content creator, capable of creating a new, high-quality Revit content library that would be utilised by commercial Architecture firms.

Challenges

The CHS product range of ceiling hoists is made up of numerous components, including rails, hoists, hangers and droppers. The rail components in this product range in particular are highly customisable so that bespoke systems can be created for any kind of room layout in a healthcare environment. The main challenge from a Revit content creation standpoint was to create a simple solution for a complex product range. Specifically, IGS needed to develop a Revit content library that could adequately detail and document the complete range of system configurations available, whilst ensuring users were able to utilise and manipulate the content in a project environment with relative simplicity.

Solution

To ensure the CHS Revit library specifically catere