Autodesk recently announced the retirement of the Building Performance Analysis Certificate (BPAC). You have 3 days left if you want to complete, as per this note:
Until December 15th 2017, you can enrolled in the Building Performance Analysis Certificate Course, earn the certificate and report your credits to AIA. If you are currently enrolled in the course, you’ll have until December 15th, 2017 to finish it. Any non-completion after December 15th, 2017 will be de-activated.
This latest version 1.23 has the following updates and new features: · Analysis options now include LEED v4 EQ credit 7 option 2 in the Run Analysis dialog · New Analysis Display Styles are added for LEED v4 and other styles · Schedules are created using field id’s instead of text to fix bugs with some foreign language installs · Schedule names are changed to include “_” in front so they are organized better in the Project Browser · AVF view settings (9am vs. 3pm) are preserved when clicking Generate Results · Analysis Display Styles are preserved except if type of analysis changed, and then a corresponding analysis display style will be selected automatically · Phase filter is set automatically for view plans (unless override flag is unset in config file) · View templates are turned off when _Lighting views are created (unless override flag is unset in config file)
Other reference material: · Revit BPA Help – Lighting Analysis help topic · Blog Intro – Includes video with older but still relevant workflows. · Video0 – First instructional video on the release 1.0 · Video1 – Hour long video including Rendering Illuminance and Lighting Analysis workflows. · Article – Revit community overview article.