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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UDI, illuminance result for each node

Started by Kamyar Soleimani in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,I'm working on daylight optimization of two similar rooms by assessing the result of a number of strategies to reflect sunlight more efficiently into the space. To do so, I need to export the numeric ILL file that consist the 8760…Continue

Tags: ILL file, daylight optimization, UDI results

Can i use multiple cores ? and problem with the 30 days trial

Started by muhammed darwish in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Saturday. 0 Replies

good morning,i was wondering if i can use multiple cores to speed my simulation? and i need help with starting my trial. as the program ends it after only one use. it starts by telling me that i have 29 days and 23 hours and once i close the program…Continue

Occupancy schedule error

Started by Jo Tsamourtzi in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Saturday. 0 Replies

Hi everyone!I' ve made a custom occupancy schedule from 9am to 9pm for university hours and I want to exclude 1st July-1 October days. My schedule doesn't work because it comes up with 0 occupancy hours per year and 0% of floor area. I've attached…Continue

Tags: custom, error, schedule, occupancy

raytrace loop encountered a break at 0

Started by Zhe Kong in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Thursday. 0 Replies

Dear DIVA Community:I have two questions concerning diva/grasshopper. Hope it's OK to post only one discussion. Please read through both my questions before putting any effort. Thank you in advance. 1) Failure of DA Calculation:I am following…Continue

Tags: at, 0, break, a, loop

Diva For Rhino grey render atmosphere

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

Attached is an image of the render ...I am wondering if this is a true visualization of the light or not ? .. I feel that the render is greyish while it should be having this yellowish daylight to make it more realistic .. so Is it a problem that I…Continue

DIVA Climate-Based Simulation Product Issue

Started by Allen Bell in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Blake A Stevenson Jun 7. 1 Reply

Hey all,So I've been trying to run a simulation for the climate-based analysis to test out the efficiency of a shading design on the exterior of a building, but the simulation keeps producing the same results. The results show that the entire floor…Continue

Tags: Shading, Important, Rhino, Climate-Based, Problem


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