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    Question Curtain wall - Solar Protection Panels

    Hey,
    Can someone give me a tip, where I can find Solar Protection Panels like in the picture,
    or how to make it?

    I need to make this form into panel like that -->
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    The solar protection panels where made with an in-place mass family. Here is the tutorial. http://www.youtube.com/user/Autodesk...13/_YWwqm7gtic

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    Yes, I know, I get this picture from this tutorial, but there is only shown how to create a form and I know how to make it, but in this video is used "Solar protection-MPK" and i have no idea where to get it from... or how to make something like that...

    It could be something similar like from revit opening

    thanks in advance for helping
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    P.J
    Solar panels are like everything else in revit.
    You can do walls, roofs, families (in place or not).
    It's what you call it and how it looks that matters.
    For normal display, add a surface pattern and for render add a transparency mask.
    For everything else call what you modelled a solar panel and if you need add a manufacturer and model.
    By the photo you show, I would use face based walls ou curtain systems.

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    solar panel

    It is in-place,
    can you use this?
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    Piotr, metal panels are already in your Materials Library under 'Steel" or 'Metal - Panel'.
    To control shape, size, scale, ...etc of your cut-outs, use 'Appearance' tab in the 'Materials Library' dialog box.

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    thanks guys, that helped me a lot I need to practice a little and I will get it

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    about the Curtain Panel, Solar Protection

    Dear friends,

    I have the same problem and I'm in urgent need of how to make my Curtain system as a Solar Protection, like the tutorial as you mentioned in the previous comments.
    I will be thankful, if anyone guides through this problem.

    your friend,
    Asrarto

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    There are different factors or issue regarding in protecting your solar panels. It could be from weather, lightning, fire or even in thief. For a big investment like this, we must protect it whatever reason it is.
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    Solar panel protection

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry View Post
    It is in-place,
    can you use this?
    Could u mention it to me how could u create a new curtain wall system with curtain panel : perforated metal p like in ur attachment file?

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