RTBI for Revit

Real-Time Building Information, a direct link between Autodesk® Revit® and Microsoft® Power BI®.

Real-Time Building Information.

With RTBI for Revit installed, Power BI will be able to live query your active Revit building information and access it with one of its default data connectors. RTBI also comes with a Power BI visual that will allow you to invoke different actions in Revit, such as highlighting, isolating and colorizing specific Revit elements, directly from Power BI.

In a few clicks you can link in many other data sources using standard Power BI functionality and leverage that external data to query your BIM model and to craft interactive dashboards, giving you deep insight in your building information. 

Getting Started.

  1. Download and install the addin for your Revit version.
  2. Activate your 14 day trial by using RTBI-REVIT-TRIAL-14DAYS as activation key when being prompted.
  3. Launch RTBI in Revit
  4. Connect to RTBI from Power BI using a standard webconnector

current version:

1.1.1.660

Unique features

Single click sync

RTBI provides a direct connection from Power BI to your live Revit model. There is no need to export data to intermediate files using separate steps. Getting your Revit data in Power BI is just a matter of opening the right Revit model and hitting the “Refresh Data” button in Power BI.

Highlight and isolate Revit elements from Power BI

RTBI works bi-directional. Seeing your data in Power BI is one thing, but being able to highlight and/or isolate the responsible elements in Revit with a single click, that is the real power of RTBI. Whenever you detect an anomality in the data Power BI visualizes to you, you can quickly find out which Revit elements are responsible for that data.

Colorize rooms and elements

Ever tried to color code Revit elements so that you can create thematic views? With RTBI, you can colorize all rooms and elements based on any parameter Power BI is able to read. 

How-to

How-To – Link external data with a Revit model, using RTBI

Leverage external data, without duplication. We have encountered many workflows that utilize some kind of toolchain where data coming from external datasources would be duplicated into the building information model. Tools exist that are able to synchronize data...

How-To – Real-time Revit Room data visualization in Microsoft Power BI

The I in BIM Building information models are enriched with data, yet most building information modelling applications are focusing on visualizing the building and its elements in 2D and/or 3D, but fail to provide deep insight in all the data these elements carry with...

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