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 Toolbars in Rhino 5 not working

Started by Mardi Falck in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Mardi Falck yesterday. 1 Reply

Good dayI recently installed the Diva 4 trial version, because our company is considering purchasing a license. I am going through the User guide and videos, but when prompted to press any of the icons on the Diva toolbar, they simply don't do…Continue

Tags: Toolbars

dive anual daylight

Started by mhmod eldeep in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Tuesday. 0 Replies

hi all , this message appears to me while running simulation , 1. Batch file written to directory:C:\Users\mhmod\Documents\DIVA\GH_Data\OpenOffice\NoShade\AnnualDaylightRun failed.The pipe has been ended.The pipe has been ended.The pipe has been…Continue

turncated octree fatal error and raypath

Started by Zahra Mirian in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0) on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hi,I am trying to run this daylighting analysis UDI, and my model is exported from revit. I keep getting this error and my simulation fails. Does anyone know why might have been causing this issue?Thanks,…Continue

Thermal Analysis

Started by og swank in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by og swank on Tuesday. 1 Reply

For the Thermal analysis, the DIVA material definitions are the same as the Daylight Autonomy ones. How does the U-Value factor into the simulation? And the SHGC? I know that EnergyPlus takes these factors into account, however I have not found a…Continue

Is DIVA v4 compatible with Rhino 6?

Started by Qinheng Zhang in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Nadeeka Jayaweera on Tuesday. 10 Replies

Our firm is considering buying new license for the recently released Rhino 6 and just want to check if DIVA 4 can work in new version.Thanks for help.Continue

Metal Mesh

Started by Camila Herrera in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Elliot G on Monday. 14 Replies

Hi, i need help to set a metal mesh (solar protection for a big facade of glass). i don´t know how to create a new material like that, if maybe should i create a "glass" or another material to pretend to be that for the simulation. To be clear, i…Continue

Tags: protection, Solar


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