DIVA Day 2014


The First DIVA Day Student Competition!

Deadline September 6, 2014

$750 Award for the winner!

Click link for more details.

DIVA Day is heading West!

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd DIVA Day will be held on October 2, 2014 in Seattle, Washington! Click the image above for more information!


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.

The DIVA 3.0 Alpha version has been released!


DIVA 2.0 New Features

DIVA 2.0 Press Release


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ERROR: Invalid material name

Started by Simone in DIVA-Grasshopper 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi, I'm trying to add "phase changing" material propriety in my simulation. The simulation process starts but doesn't works fine. In the message box I've this error:IDF file written: C:\DIVA\Thermal\Grasshopper\Projects\Clear_glass\Clear_glass.idfE+…Continue

Question concerning Error loading image

Started by Zhe Kong in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Zhe Kong 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi all:I kept running into this issue recently, and tried several ways to fix it without progressing. The error is below: Error loading image: Traceback (most recent call last):Fiel"c:\Dokumente…Continue

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Error Message when running Rhino Metrics

Started by Daniel haas in DIVA-Rhino (version 1.9). Last reply by Zhe Kong 20 hours ago. 13 Replies

Have been using Diva for a while, great program, but never seen this before, has anyone else?  Is there a fix?  Can't seem to get results for this particular building, only this error.  Tried rebuilding the model from scratch, still happened. Error…Continue

analysis result

Started by Sophie Wie in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Sophie Wie on Monday. 2 Replies

Hello Diva-Community,I am a swedish architecture student currently participating in a sustainable building competition. I am trying for the first time to deal with solar analysis and therefore stumbled across this tool. I tried to start off with the…Continue

LEED v4 - Credit 7: Daylight, Option 1 sDA simulations

Started by Anne Iversen in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Mathias Sonderskov on Monday. 8 Replies

Hi DIVA team,For the LEED v4 daylight option 1, about sDA simulations, the movable blinds/shades should be included.As far as I can see, inclusion of blinds is not implemented in DIVA, yet? In version the alpha version 3.0 it is option…Continue

Simulation PCM

Started by Helia Taheri in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by Simone on Sunday. 4 Replies

Hi,I simulated PCM in Energy Plus. I wanted to know that, can I simulate and input PCM properties like temperature and enthalpies in DIVA? I really need it.Thanks,Helia TaheriContinue


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