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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annual glare analysis using Diva for grashopper

Started by fatima in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by fatima 9 minutes ago. 3 Replies

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

different results between illuminance and annual daylight components

Started by Mina Ishac in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone,I'm comparing hourly results from Illuminance Component and Annual Daylight Component, and they don't give the same results on same date and time. please find files attached for your check.Does anyone know what is wrong ?Can you…Continue

Exterior Illuminance Overcast Sky Daylight Factor

Started by Cindy Lei in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0) 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Dear all,Currently I am trying to calculate the Average Daylight Factor with DIVA 3.0 in grasshopper.By running two simulations and only modifying the irradiance in the CIE.Overcast.Sky.rad file, I would expect to have the similar Daylight Factor…Continue

Tags: illuminance, factor, daylight, sky, Overcast

Annual Glare analysis

Started by Naman Gupta in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi folks, I had two questions related to annual glare analysis.I have been trying to run annual glare analysis for a project. The project is based in Kansas City and the occupant is facing southwest. I keep getting an error message in the…Continue

Diva4 Grasshopper license issue

Started by Cheney in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Farzane Oghazian Aug 9. 8 Replies

Our company bought Diva4 by using server license. Recently I came across the error message in grasshopper environment as follows. All the components in Rhino could be used. Any solution? Thanks!   …Continue

Problem with PV-panel-geometry input

Started by Per-Axel in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Aug 6. 0 Replies

Hi,The PV-panel-component fails to input a brep-surface (it turns red). I've tried simple geometries (1x1 m)  as well as different tricks, but I keep getting the following info from the component: 1. Solution exception:Method not found:…Continue

Tags: pv-component, panel-geometry, panel-brep, PV


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