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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simulation for only one day

Started by Stergiani Charisi in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 52 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Hei,I try to create a grid-based radiation map.I use the daysim-hourly method, but even though I pick the same day as start and end time, the simulation runs for the whole year.how can I make it run the simulation for only one day? It would save me…Continue

Error with Diva after installation

Started by Swetha Devarakonda in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Swetha Devarakonda 54 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Hi,I have just installed DIVA 4 and when i open Gh with any DIVA command I get the following error.1. Solution exception:Could not load file or assembly 'liblmxnet, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=90722b9029280ba7' or one of its…Continue

IES file in Grasshopper

Started by Federico in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Federico 19 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi,I have a couple of questions regarding the integration of electric lighting into grasshopper.- How can I import the ies file into my model? In DIVA4Rhino was well explained but for grasshopper I could not find any info.- How can use the lighting…Continue

Problems with DIVA license

Started by muhelkata in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 7 Replies

hi!i am having problems with making DIVA work in Rhino and Grasshopper. I got the student license and followed the instructions written, but DIVA is not loading automatically in (I downloaded the latest version). I could copy the toolbar in Rhino…Continue

LEED v4 sDA + ASE with shading controls - window limitations

Started by Mathias Sonderskov in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Friday. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm trying to run a LEED v4  sDA + ASE simulation with some of the smart new glare controls in DIVA4.In the example files i could in the 02_AnnualDaylight_C_WindowsAndShades file select two different ways;Manual Control- Which I read looks at the…Continue

Tags: ASE, LEED, sDA

LEED v4 - Credit 7: Daylight, Option 2 (Point in time)

Started by Mathias Sonderskov in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Mathias Sonderskov on Friday. 6 Replies

Dear DIVA teamIn LEEDv4 EQc7 Option 2 we have to do a point in time evaluation of the illuminance level at 9 am and 15pm. The LEED guide writes:4) From the TMY, select a day within 15 days of march 21 that has the clearest sky condition at 9am5)…Continue

Tags: Option2, EQc7, LEEDv4, LEED


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