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What is DIVA-for-Rhino?

DIVA-for-Rhino is a highly optimized daylighting and energy modeling plug-in for the Rhinoceros - NURBS modeler. The plug-in was initially developed at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and is now distributed and developed by Solemma LLC. DIVA-for-Rhino allows users to carry out a series of environmental performance evaluations of individual buildings and urban landscapes including Radiation Maps, Photorealistic Renderings, Climate-Based Daylighting MetricsAnnual and Individual Time Step Glare Analysis, LEED and CHPS Daylighting Compliance, and Single Thermal Zone Energy and Load Calculations.

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Daylight autonomy + sun position

Started by Sarah Leenknegt in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Sarah Leenknegt on Friday. 2 Replies

HiI have two questions:- is it possible to increase the accuracy of the daylight autonomy calculation? The results in the DA-file are integers and give % per year. When recalculating to hours/year, I am only +/- 40-50 hours accurate (0.5*8760/100).-…Continue

point-in-time glare vs annual glare

Started by ali fatoorechi in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Thursday. 0 Replies

I understand the method for point in time glare is different than annual glare(which takes the Ev as a calculated input and the image is rendered with -ab 0).Nevertheless and since both methods use gendaylit to generate Perez sky(if I set the sky…Continue

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Annual glare analisys (Incompability between graph and Daysim report)

Started by Daniela Cardoso Laudares Pereira in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Camilo Reyes Jun 12. 2 Replies

Hi everbody,I have run an annual  glare simulation to a critical point in a room.                Daysim report shows glare occurence during 12,1% of occupied hours in that point.I would like to know if the glare that this report refers is about…Continue

point-in-time glare vs annual glare

Started by ali fatoorechi in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Jun 12. 0 Replies

I understand the method for point in time glare is different than annual glare(which takes the Ev as a calculated input and the image is rendered with -ab 0).Nevertheless and since both methods use gendaylit to generate Perez sky(if I set the sky…Continue

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annual glare analysis using Diva for grashopper

Started by fatima in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Jun 8. 0 Replies

hello,I want to ask if I am able to calculate annual glare using grashopper not rhino? kindly reply Thank youContinue

microsoft VBScript runtime error

Started by Leela Shanker in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by saram Jun 7. 2 Replies

Getting the following error and cannot run results of calcs for Spatial Daylight Analysis.Microsoft VBScript runtime errorOverflor: 'CInt'Line 121Any thoughts? It worked once. Following that, choosing additional surfaces for nodes or even returning…Continue

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