Introducing collaborative shared parameters for Revit.

Exchange model data easily with shared parameters that the building industry manages as a community.

Join us and contribute.

Collaborative master shared parameters for Revit.

Shared parameters managed by the BIM community.

BIM is evolving the way we share information and shared parameters are the keys to the data within Revit models. Unfortunately, the building industry’s leading organizations are not currently sharing these keys with one another, creating divided and incompatible data on any given project. 

The OpenRFA initiative aims to fix this issue by revolutionizing how we currently share data within Revit models by implementing a standardized set of shared parameters. These proposed parameters are an ongoing collaborative effort by the designers, manufacturers, contractors, and building owners. On this platform, the AECO industry finally has the opportunity to propose, approve, and reject shared parameters as a community.

Implement

To start using the OpenRFA shared parameters, simply download the OpenRFA shared parameters file and load these shared parameters in your projects and families.

Contribute

If you would like to help build the shared parameters file, register as a contributor to start proposing parameters immediately. If you are interested in becoming a moderator, send us a message.

Share

Share OpenRFA with any manufacturers, designers, and contractors that will benefit from a single shared parameter source.

Recently Added Shared Parameters

NAME DATATYPE DATACATEGORY GROUP VISIBLE DESCRIPTION USERMODIFIABLE
BuildingSector
d23d093a-23d6-4e6d-adc8-0c12acf315cf
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Identify the area of a building. 1
DrawingType
1c0792c7-75dd-4118-9833-ce3ae8402990
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Organize views and sheets 1
StageCode
a020e652-cec5-4f8f-adce-339c2c3b9df5
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Parameter for use in submission title-block info. This has been created as text as it will either denote RIBA work stages (1, 2, 3, 4 etc.) or other systems of identifying project stage (i.e. CD = concept design, DD = detailed design) 1
Warranty
2b0369b4-27c2-4e14-a3ca-b370eced5bc1
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 1
DetailSill
287ce1d0-6666-4423-9003-adb22fc1934d
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Applies to Assemblies, Doors, Windows and sometimes Walls. Allows for consistent scheduling of details and key schedules for details. 1
DetailJamb
a3bf940a-e779-485a-ac2e-5413a8bdf8f7
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Applies to Assemblies, Doors, Windows and sometimes Walls. Allows for consistent scheduling of details and key schedules for details. 1
DetailHead
f21cf6bc-c59c-46d1-b0a4-c536bf073c5e
TEXT Identity Data (200) 1 Applies to Assemblies, Doors, Windows and sometimes Walls. Allows for consistent scheduling of details and key schedules for details. 1
HeightAboveFinishedFloor
a25a4592-e0c7-415c-8d27-c6800598974b
LENGTH Dimensions (197) 1 1
ConnectionCondensateDrainDiameter
00cccbfc-a247-41ea-aa38-c16cc4cfdb8b
LENGTH Dimensions (197) 1 1
DistanceClearanceLeft
6c6e4bfd-b029-4185-a558-b927c0ab8425
LENGTH Dimensions - Data Centers (209) 1 1

Introducing collaborative shared parameters.

Join OpenRFA to help build the new master shared parameters for Revit.