Diva Day 2016

September 30

University of Toronto



Register now for DIVA Day 2016! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education. We're also holding a third annual DIVA Day Student Competition, with a $1500 prize!  Due date has been extended to September 3.


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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Diva Thermal Analysis- Change Occupancy Schedule

Started by Ladan in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Ladan 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello DIVA TeamWould you please tell how I can change my occupancy schedule in DIVA thermal analysis? I see the typical 8 to 6 occupancy schedule but my space is residential 24-hr. How can I change than without going to my E+ file? ThanksLadanContinue

Point-in-time illuminance

Started by Simona Esposito in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Simona Esposito 22 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hello,I'm trying to run a simulation of illuminance by changing the values of the weather file (.epw) but I'm not sure I do it correctly. What values of weather file DIVA uses to do this type of analysis?Thanks.Continue

ep_Shading missed layer in thermal simulations

Started by Alberto Speroni in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Alberto Speroni 22 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello,I have a problem with the thermal simulation.In my model I have an overhang and i can't tag it in the EP_Shading layer for the thermal part because the layer never pops out. I have the same problem also with old files created with DIVA 3,…Continue

Tags: EP_Shading, Thermal

Radiation Map - Hourly Simulation Error

Started by Sofia Ganilha in Uncategorized. Last reply by Sofia Ganilha yesterday. 10 Replies

Hi there,I'm new at DIVA/RHINO and I'm having some trouble running the daysim-based hourly method to obtain the radiation map on a bifacial PV panel. Everytime I try to run the simulation I get the error attached. Can you please help me?…Continue

Tags: Bifacial, PV, Error, Radiation, Simulation

Subscript Out of Range

Started by Jackie Y in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Jackie Y yesterday. 2 Replies

Hello,I am doing Tutorial 01 - Visualizations but I get an RhinoScript Error.  Please help.…Continue

Tags: 46, visualizations, number, range, out

metrics and run simulation problem

Started by rana refaat in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

hi ,please i did all the steps that i have to do and i've changed the export options and i still have problem on runing any analysis or simulation please help be4 the license expired Continue


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