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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DIVA Error_"Program Info"_Toolbars

Started by Zachary Whiteman in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Zachary Whiteman yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello,I have installed DIVA 4.0 in Rhino 6, and the license file seems to be loading successfully. When I open Rhino, I have the DIVA toolbar, but none of the buttons open any dialog boxes or cause anything to happen. The command line in Rhino just…Continue

Units in Thermal Analysis

Started by kullboys in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by kullboys on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Hello everyoneIt is the first time I do thermal single-zone analysis and I have a question regarding the units of the obtained results.The monthly energy consumption graph seems to be in kWh, while theThe monthly energy consumption graph is…Continue

Error loading - DIVA 4.0

Started by Argun in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Zachary Whiteman on Saturday. 1 Reply

Hello all!I've just installed Diva4Rhino version 4.0 but it does not work. When I run Rhino a window called DIVA 4.0 Trial Licence informations opens. As I click on Continue, in order to load Diva plugin on Rhino, another window pops up reporting…Continue

How does Diva calculate mean Daylight Autonomy

Started by hara kumar varma n in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Feb 15. 0 Replies

How is the 'mean' value calculated for mean Daylight Autonomy (DA) in Diva. Is it the average of all the DA values measured at each node point in a grid/space?Please confirm if these are the approximate steps to calculate:1. Perform hourly…Continue

Simulation Error when using metal sheet material

Started by Ina in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Feb 14. 0 Replies

Hello,I would appreciate some help with the following:I am simulating the Illuminance levels on a horizontal surface due solely to a light pipe. I am using photon mapping. Everything goes well when I assign a mirror material to the tube (no errors…Continue

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8760 Hourly irradiance values for every sensor point

Started by Abigail Chi in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Feb 14. 0 Replies

Hello AllWhen using Diva -Radiation Map- to calculate irradiances with the Daysim-Based Hourly method, a *.csv file is exported automatically. This *.csv file contains 8760 hourly values (8760 columns) for each sensor point (#rows =…Continue


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