On-site workshops

Designing MEP systems with CYPE


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  • Group workshop attendance, approximately 15 students per workshop.


  • CYPE’s Technical Support Department.


  • Learning by watching a presentation shown on a projector, where the tools are shown by the lecturer.


  • Certificate of achievement and attendance to the course. A minimum of 75% attendance is required.


This workshop presents the main concepts associated with CYPE technology for designing mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems using Open BIM methodology.

General objectives

  • Learning the processes of data entry, analysis of results and processing of information to obtain the graphic and written documents of the project.
  • Acquiring the necessary skills to operate the programs.

Target group

  • Architecture, engineering and construction professionals.
  • Students in their final years of technical studies.
  • Companies, organisations and groups wishing to attend these courses from their offices.

Lesson plan

Unit 1. Starting the workflow

  • Starting with CYPE Architecture
  • Starting with Autodesk Revit
  • Starting with other files in IFC

Unit 2. Analytical models and building elements

  • Automatically generating the analytical model from the architectural model
  • Thermal characterisation of building components
  • Characterising the fire protection properties of building components

Unit 3. Thermal load analysis

  • Setting the initial parameters
  • Analysing the heating loads
  • Analysing the cooling loads

Unit 4: Design of HVAC systems

  • Designing ventilation duct systems
  • Designing hydronic systems for air conditioning
  • Designing radiant floor heating systems

Unit 5. Design of plumbing systems

  • Design of sanitary systems
  • Design of water supply systems

Unit 6. Design for fire protection

  • Architectural verifications related to safety in the event of a fire
  • Designing sprinkler systems
  • Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS)

Unit 7: Electrical system design

  • Modelling of electrical mechanisms
  • Distribution of electrical systems
  • Design of low-voltage systems


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.


  • Basic knowledge of the use of CAD programs.
  • Intermediate level of English.


  • Get information and prices on courses for companies and groups.

Teaching material

  • Temporary internet license for private use after the course and training.


  • Based on the course approach and the methodology used, a maximum of 15 students is recommended.

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