Trace Software Launches elec calc BIM 2019

Trace Software Launches elec calc BIM 2019
0 comments, 19/03/2019, by , in AEC, BIM, Construction, News

ST. ROMAIN, France, Mar 19, 2019 – Trace Software International, the expert in the design of software for electrical engineering, announces the launch of the latest version of elec calc BIM.




elec calc BIM 2019 is the first software in the world that perfectly integrates the electrical calculation into the Open BIM process. With elec calc BIM, the user can design, calculate and size the electrical installation in the digital model in IFC 4 format, generated by any 3D architecture software (Revit, ArchiCAD, SketchUp …).

This state-of-the-art software allows information to be shared by different stakeholders along the different stages of design, construction, and operation. The software facilitates the construction of the one-line diagram in connection with the 3D model. From the aspect of cable routing, the software will propose an optimal routing of the cables and the possibility of exporting the cables as objects in the source IFC model. With elec calc BIM, 3D model updates are available. It is possible to import a review of IFC and receive a notification of the changes in the installation one-line diagram and export both IFC and BCF.

By using elec calc BIM,  professionals can benefit from the latest in electrical calculation efficiency within the BIM process. In fact, a more rigorous and integrated design leads to lower constructions costs, through less waste. Furthermore, the software allows improved risk management as it is possible to count on more reliable information.

Highlights of elec calc BIM 2019

  1. Improved navigation in the integrated 3D viewer
  2. Ability to import multiple IFC files with the management of common objects to different files.
  3. Ability to draw paths in the viewer to complete the routing network. The user is not blocked in case of missing paths in the digital model.

Revit plug-in

To be integrated into Revit,  it facilitates communications with elec calc BIM:

  1. Pre-configuration of the IFC export
  2. Import in Revit the properties of the components that have been completed in elec calc™ BIM with a synchronization management function between elec calc BIM and Revit.
  3. Creation of nomenclatures from elec calc BIM data

About Trace Software 

Trace Software International is a company specialized in the development of software solutions and services dedicated to industrial engineering, with unique expertise in the design of electrical installations. The permanent investments realized in research and development and the steady worry about innovation in our different fields of activities have placed our products among the most appreciated applications by professionals in the world.

Trace Software International has subsidiaries in France, Spain, Morocco, Germany, China, Brazil, and USA, with a worldwide presence via distributors or authorized partners ensuring the sales, the implementation and the service. For more information, visit

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