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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Nodes ending up bellow surfaces

Started by Daniel Spreadborough in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by jeff niemasz yesterday. 1 Reply

Dear all, When I place nodes into my model they are being placed bellow surfaces meaning all my results are 0.I have tried redrawing my surfaces and replacing the nodes but nothing has changed.Could this be an orientation issue or something?Best,Dan.Continue

Importing Sketchup model issue. Nodes cannot be placed in my model

Started by Daniel Spreadborough in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Daniel Spreadborough yesterday. 2 Replies

Dear all,I am new to DIVA for Rhino and have been sent a Sketchup file to conduction a CBDM analysis on.I have attempted to place nodes into my file with no success. I have tried "MeshtoNurbs", "MergeallFaces" and the "quadrangulatemesh" commands,…Continue

how to change the annual glare control document for grid based simulation?

Started by YI ZHAO in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

hello,In grid base simulation menu we can check "use glare control' option to use the annual glare analysis result just generated to control the shading devices.And here is the question, should we always have to run an annual glare analysis just…Continue

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Started by Frank Gergaud in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Frank Gergaud on Friday. 6 Replies

Hi everybody,I'm having an issue with the daylight grid and the grid seems to not be "straight" and also missing information. The picture is pretty straight forward. I would like to have my daylight grid with correct sensors area. As you can also…Continue

Tags: grid, Daylight

Rhino 6 - XYPlot component error

Started by Luciano in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Luciano Mar 19. 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 Mar 19. 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


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