Diva Day 2017

October 27

UC Berkeley

Register now for DIVA Day 2017! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education.


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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light-switch model-Updated!

Started by Sahar Abdelwahab in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent Dec 7. 5 Replies

Hi,I see that daylight calculations in DIVA for manual on/off switch is based on the lightswitch-2002 model that automatically assumes blind enclosure when solar irradiance of 50 w/m2 (or higher) is received. Correct me if I am wrong.My question is…Continue

Shading components

Started by Sahar Abdelwahab in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Sahar Abdelwahab Dec 7. 6 Replies

Hi,I am using Archsim for a glazed facade with a shading devices. I inserted shading components separately as a Brep into the input of (shading geometry collection) in the zone network component.See the attached picture.The simulation ran…Continue

Exterior nodes in Diva

Started by basma nashaat in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0) Dec 5. 0 Replies

Hello I am using Diva to simulate dynamic shading. In Shading controls tab, I select detailed dynamic shading as in the attached file. How can I select exterior nodes from the scene, when I try to make new nodes by Diva it asked me if I want to…Continue

DIVA schedules

Started by Mario Alves da Silva in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Dec 5. 0 Replies

Hi, I'm trying to create schedules from DIVA to Archsim, but library in Archsim just have one input and the schedules are not add to the library!Continue

ASE calculation in Diva

Started by Alejandra Menchaca in Uncategorized Dec 4. 0 Replies

For ASE calculations, LM-83 prescribes that "only the direct beam from the sun is accounted for" (which, if I understand correctly, means no contributions from the rest of the sky). How is Diva doing that? Thanks in advance.Continue

Tags: metrics

LEED v4 Error: Rhino script- Line 2232

Started by Josef Nassif in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Nov 25. 0 Replies

Hallo ,can anyone tell me why i am geeting this error :) ?thank you in advance,j.Continue

Tags: ASE, sDA, V4, LEED


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