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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Rhino 6 - XYPlot component error

Started by Luciano in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Luciano yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi all,I would like to report an error occurring on my machine when I put XYPlot component on the canvas. On my Rhino v5 all works like a charm. I hope you can help me. Thank you in advance.…Continue

Why Psychometric chart is no more available? (as in Tut 09)

Started by Luciano in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Luciano yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi All,I wonder why the Psychometric chart component is no more available in Archsim latest version (i saw it in tutorial 09)?It was very useful to evaluate the hygrometric comfort.As always thank you for your effort and work.Continue

Library is not found

Started by KANEKO Lab in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

I have been using diva for several months.I mainly use the tutorial videos to learn how to use them.One question has arisen there, so please let me ask.The first image is a scene of setting of my diva zone.No library found when compared to the…Continue

Tags: library

Is there any way to scale the Diva UI up?

Started by Junyu Xu in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Monday. 0 Replies

Hey,The user interface shows too tiny on my screen, does anyone know if there any way to scale it up? Like make change of the environment variables?Thank you very much!Continue

Tags: Question, UI

Optical characteristics of glass and its relation with visual comfort metrics

Started by NMatin in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Mar 14. 0 Replies

Hi everybody,I have couple of questions related to measuring visual comfort metrics when you applied some coating to a glass sample. We coated some glass samples and we measured optical characteristics of these glasses and we have absorbance and…Continue

Insert new lighting control

Started by Suelem de França in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0) Mar 11. 0 Replies

Hii, I would like to know if it is possible to insert a new type of lighting control in addition to those who already existing in the diva, such as the stepped control and the continuous dimming control that have in energy plus.Continue


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