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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Simple Daylight Analysis not working

Started by Erik Sven Broberg in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 10 Replies

I am student trying to use daylight metrics, however it is not working. Attached is my definition which copies the tutorial example. If anyone can shine some light, that would be much appreciated.  Also, I am guessing the grasshopper version is…Continue

Diva daylight Analysis results seem odd, any ideas what could be the problem?

Started by CD2005 in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by CD2005 yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi There,I just modeled a very simple room with one window, when I run Diva for Grasshopper I get very strange illuminance values, I get very high values around all 4 interior wall edges and very low values in the middle of the room ? please help, I…Continue

Two questions about Diva for GH, Excel Exporter and Showing Illuminance values on each node?

Started by CD2005 in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by CD2005 yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I have two questions, I'm going to use Diva and Galapagos for a school project, is there any way I can export the illuminance values to Excel for each iteration. My other question is , I need to show the illuminance value for each node…Continue

After some study "Metrics" icon doesn't work :/

Started by M-Moazzeni in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by M-Moazzeni yesterday. 6 Replies

hi every body thanks DIVA team for your great program :) recently i saw a weird error in my rhino after 1-2 daylight simulation with diva  a "metric" icon  doesn't work, also right click on the icon..and some other such as "Save As" in rhino…Continue

Modeleing photosensors

Started by Raphaela Walger da Fonseca in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Raphaela Walger da Fonseca yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi, I would like to run some simulations using dimmer photosensors and photosensors that will fully turn on the lighting system when the target illuminance is not reached. Since DIVA doesn’t have this option, could I assume that an “active user”…Continue

Tags: user, active, photosensors

Simulating IES lamps file through materials

Started by Claudio Campanile in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 7 Replies

Hi to everyone,in this tutorial ( http://diva4rhino.com/page/simulating-luminaires-with-ies-files ) is shown a method to simulate a lamp. Unfortunately I have tried to do…Continue

Tags: #light, #artificial, #IES


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