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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student license empty set

Started by Michael K Abrahamson in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Saturday. 0 Replies

hello! Diva installed on student license, though repeatedly seeing error message upon rhino start up. Diva license not found & etc. Error message indicates a "diva.lic" folder...though I do not find this folder on the c drive, where all of the…Continue

Error with Diva after installation

Started by Swetha Devarakonda in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Gabriel Schumacher Gutierrez on Wednesday. 9 Replies

Hi,I have just installed DIVA 4 and when i open Gh with any DIVA command I get the following error.1. Solution exception:Could not load file or assembly 'liblmxnet, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=90722b9029280ba7' or one of its…Continue

annual glare analysis using Diva for grashopper

Started by fatima in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by fatima on Wednesday. 3 Replies

hello,I want to ask if I am able to calculate annual glare using grashopper not rhino? kindly reply Thank youContinue

different results between illuminance and annual daylight components

Started by Mina Ishac in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone,I'm comparing hourly results from Illuminance Component and Annual Daylight Component, and they don't give the same results on same date and time. please find files attached for your check.Does anyone know what is wrong ?Can you…Continue

Exterior Illuminance Overcast Sky Daylight Factor

Started by Cindy Lei in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Dear all,Currently I am trying to calculate the Average Daylight Factor with DIVA 3.0 in grasshopper.By running two simulations and only modifying the irradiance in the CIE.Overcast.Sky.rad file, I would expect to have the similar Daylight Factor…Continue

Tags: illuminance, factor, daylight, sky, Overcast

Annual Glare analysis

Started by Naman Gupta in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Aug 13. 0 Replies

Hi folks, I had two questions related to annual glare analysis.I have been trying to run annual glare analysis for a project. The project is based in Kansas City and the occupant is facing southwest. I keep getting an error message in the…Continue


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