How do I get an Electrical Power Shared Parameter built into a transformer to read the value of either the Total Connected, Total Estimated Demand, or the Apparent Load Phase A from a connected secondary electrical system? I need to be able to use the value in labels and view filters.
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This was one of the first issues I came to this forum with. Unfortunately, one cannot reference the Total Load parameters with any Shared Parameter within a Family. You can reference Total Loads via Calculated Values in Schedules, but that would not suit your purposes, since Calculated Values only exist within that Schedule.
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Thanks Corey for the reply. I've done some digging and I found a workaround. There's a tool called the Parameter Transformer on Autodesk Exchange developed by David Rushforth that allows you to export out the "Power Connected" family parameter of an electrical equipment family to a spreadsheet where you can manually copy the data over to a shared parameter associated with that same family and import it back into Revit. It's a bit tedious, but gets the job done.