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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got warning "zero area for polygon"

Started by Ji Zhang in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Lee Ying Chik yesterday. 2 Replies

I got the following warnings running daylight autonomy simulation.Will the warning affect the simulation? It seems I can still got the results.…Continue

Unreasonable Temperature outputs

Started by Nima Forouzandeh Shahraki in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Saturday. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,I've been having a problem with my zones temperature outputs,I get operative temperatures in the range of 200-400, Which is obviously wrong, I've tried with/without HVAC systems avtive and results are still odd.do you know what is the…Continue

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Issue with .rhp File

Started by Olivia McCarthy-Kelley in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Hello! I was getting the Unknown Command error message, reinstalled DIVA, and was able to transport the .rui file in and get the toolbar. However, I still cannot import the .rhp file, and still getting the Unknown Command message.This is the error…Continue

How to display the results of a PV panel in an overview?

Started by Jurrijn Tack in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

The instruction video for calculations of the yield of a PV system is very clear. In my casy (see attachments) I would like to calculate the yield for each PV panel.My question is how to display the result value in an overview. So than I can…Continue

Understanding daysim simulation report

Started by Shwas Tikoo in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Shweta Joshi May 20. 8 Replies

Hello EveryoneI have some questions about the daysim simulation report, please help.What does the text marked in red actually mean?Daylight Autonomy (DA) Analysis: The mean daylight autonomy is 78% for active occupant behavior. "The percentage of…Continue

Diva Grasshopper Lux to Fc

Started by Ana Lucia Ahumada in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Ana Lucia Ahumada May 20. 2 Replies

Hi,I am new in Diva and running illuminance calculations with GH.I'd like to show my results in Fc.I am trying to use a component from lady bug lux2ftcd but it fails and shows this message:1. Data conversion failed from Goo to Daylighting GridAny…Continue


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