Use the Symbol Specification dialog to change how symbols, such as lights, can be placed in a plan.
A wide variety of electrical objects, such as cable and telephone jacks, doorbells, thermostats, and intercoms, are available in the Library Browser. You can place objects directly from the Library Browser, and you can also specify which objects are placed by default when you use the Electrical Tools.
You can use light sources to help produce dramatic, realistic 3D views. The two types of light sources in Chief Architect are Point lights and Spot lights.
You can use the Sun Angle tool to specify the exact latitude and longitude, as well as date and time; and then produce sunlight and shadows based on that information.
A light fixture has several properties that can be customized in Chief Architect, including the size, the light source, materials, as well as the properties relating to a materials list and schedule.
Adjust fire materials to have an emissive value and then add additional lights to provide a realistic, glowing, fireplace effect.
Displaying any shadow for a building in plan view is easy when you design with Chief Architect.