Diva Day 2017

October 27

UC Berkeley

Register now for DIVA Day 2017! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education.


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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error while running DIVA 4 illuminance component

Started by Mina Ishac in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Dear all,Everytime I try to run the illuminance component to measure point-in-time illuminance, it gives me this error (Attached below).does anyone know or advice how this could be solved ??,, will be much appreciated.1. Batch file written to…Continue

Batch run on a Windows server with 32 processors

Started by CD2005 in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Mathias Sonderskov 10 hours ago. 9 Replies

I have a question about running a .bat file on a Windows server that has a 32 CPUs. The server is a virtual one hosted by Amazon's cloud service. Will running 3200 glare simulations from a .bat file on the server take the same time as if I run them…Continue

wxfalsecolor reload issue

Started by Cheney in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Cheney 22 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi, This has been a problem to me for a while and I managed to search the forum with no luck.I understand we can save visual image as hdr file and revisit/reload it later by wxfalsecolor.exe. I always have problem when I reload the hdr file, such as…Continue

Tags: falsecolour

Daysim vs. EnergyPlus vs. measurements

Started by MMeshkinkiya in Uncategorized yesterday. 0 Replies

Dear all,I am trying to calculate incident solar radiation on the south facade with DAYSIM irradiance sensors and also EnergyPlus, while comparing the results of both tools with real measurements. I created my geometry in Ecotect and used DAYSIM…Continue

Tags: validation, irradiation, DAYSIM

LEED Option 2 For Diva v4

Started by saram in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi,My question is about DIVA v4 output for LEEDv.4 option 2. As you can see in the scond image attached, it shows total qualified area for 9 am and 3 pm that is between 0 and 100 fc! Shouldn’t this be 28 and 279 fc (300 and 3000 lux)! Is this wrong…Continue

Tags: 2, Option, LEED, DIVA

Diva4 Grasshopper license issue

Started by Cheney in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Inês Maria Mira Martinho on Friday. 6 Replies

Our company bought Diva4 by using server license. Recently I came across the error message in grasshopper environment as follows. All the components in Rhino could be used. Any solution? Thanks!   …Continue


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