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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Issue with .rhp File

Started by Olivia McCarthy-Kelley in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Hello! I was getting the Unknown Command error message, reinstalled DIVA, and was able to transport the .rui file in and get the toolbar. However, I still cannot import the .rhp file, and still getting the Unknown Command message.This is the error…Continue

How to display the results of a PV panel in an overview?

Started by Jurrijn Tack in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

The instruction video for calculations of the yield of a PV system is very clear. In my casy (see attachments) I would like to calculate the yield for each PV panel.My question is how to display the result value in an overview. So than I can…Continue

Understanding daysim simulation report

Started by Shwas Tikoo in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Shweta Joshi on Tuesday. 8 Replies

Hello EveryoneI have some questions about the daysim simulation report, please help.What does the text marked in red actually mean?Daylight Autonomy (DA) Analysis: The mean daylight autonomy is 78% for active occupant behavior. "The percentage of…Continue

Diva Grasshopper Lux to Fc

Started by Ana Lucia Ahumada in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Ana Lucia Ahumada on Monday. 2 Replies

Hi,I am new in Diva and running illuminance calculations with GH.I'd like to show my results in Fc.I am trying to use a component from lady bug lux2ftcd but it fails and shows this message:1. Data conversion failed from Goo to Daylighting GridAny…Continue

Difference in render from diva-rhino and diva-grasshopper

Started by Nada Adel in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Monday. 1 Reply

I have two renders , one resulted from diva-rhino and one resulted from diva -grasshopper and they are different . I wanted to ask why there is discrepancy between these two renders despite using the same materials and the same radiance parameters…Continue

LEED LM83 settings for window shades

Started by Dennis Goff in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) May 16. 0 Replies

Hello, I am running some LEED analysis and I was wondering if there are "best-practice" settings for the manual window shade sensor values in the DIVA window compo…Continue


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