Kera Lagios's Blog (15)

IBPSA 2017 Abstracts due August 10th

Hi Everyone,

Passing this along for a colleague who is working on the conference planning - 

Please consider submitting an abstract to Building Simulation 2017- the biennial conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). The conference will be held in San Francisco from August 7-9, 2017. This is the first time it has been held in the US since 1995.

 

Abstracts for peer-reviewed papers are due August…

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Added by Kera Lagios on July 12, 2016 at 7:42pm — No Comments

HLB Job Posting - Daylighting Specialist

Hi Everyone,

We are passing along a job posting for a Daylighting Design Specialist at Horton Lees Brogden (HLB) - multiple locations. If you are interested, please use the contact information in the PDF link below.

Click here for HLB Daylighting Job…

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Added by Kera Lagios on July 21, 2015 at 11:46pm — No Comments

Work of BAC Sustainable Systems students showcases DIVA

Dan Weissman, a long time DIVA enthusiast, taught students to use DIVA as an analysis and design tool throughout his Sustainable Systems 1 class last fall at the BAC (Boston Architectural College). Check out more of the students' work here.

Credit: Annika B. Nilsson Ripps…

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Added by Kera Lagios on February 10, 2015 at 11:46am — No Comments

DIVA Day 2013 Presentations Now Posted!

Thanks everyone for your patience in waiting for these to get uploaded -

tremendous work presented by everyone. A really simulating, exciting day.

DIVA Day 2013 Presentations…

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Added by Kera Lagios on September 16, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Kera is giving a DIVA Demo Webcast at 5:00pm EDT today!

I'm giving a short DIVA-for-Rhino/DIVA-for-Grasshopper Demo that will be webcast from the Radiance International Workshops in Golden, CO at 5pm!  Login info below. 

-Kera and the DIVA Team

To listen:

Here's all you need to know about that:

http://www.nrel.gov/about/golden.html

Security knows what you're here for (so does the…

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Added by Kera Lagios on August 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

DIVA Day 2013 Registration Now Open!

Early bird registration now open!

We are pleased to announce DIVA Day 2013 will take place on July…

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Added by Kera Lagios on May 29, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Join DIVA & Viper Developer, Jon Sargent, at the facades + conference on April 12th, in NYC!

Jon, also of SOM, will be leading a workshop entitled, Environmental Performance In Parametric Envelope Design, and through a series of…

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Added by Kera Lagios on March 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

New D4R Video Tutorials Uploaded!

Hi Everyone,

I have just created a few new tutorials that are now available on our Video Tutorials webpage (and on the diva4rhino YouTube page as well).

Customizing the Daysim Simulation…

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Added by Kera Lagios on January 22, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

New Example Models and Scripts Download Pages

We have added a few helpful pages under our "Tips & Tricks" section of our User Guide.

If you are having trouble finding the link to download models used in our tutorials, check out our new page:

Example Models

For the various scripts we have written…

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Added by Kera Lagios on January 22, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments

DIVA Day Videos Posted

We have now posted videos of many of the DIVA Day presentations on the DIVA Day page! 

Click here to go to the presentations!

-The DIVA Team

Added by Kera Lagios on January 10, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

DIVA Day Presentations Posted!

Curious what went on at DIVA Day 2012? Were you there and want another chance to see those slides?

We've now posted the presentations on our website!

Click here to go to the DIVA Day 2012 Page

or

Click here to go straight to the DIVA Day 2012 Presentations

Check back soon, because we will also be…

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Added by Kera Lagios on December 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Submit your projects to the DIVA Online Gallery!

Do you have images or videos of the work you've done with DIVA? Simulations, renderings, animations, presentation boards? Professional or academic work? We are looking for examples of DIVA work to display on our website. 

To submit work, click on the Add photos button under the slideshow on the Home page, or click on the Gallery tab at the top of the page, and find the Add button. Upload your photos,…

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Added by Kera Lagios on December 1, 2012 at 1:53pm — No Comments

New DIVA Tips & Tricks

DIVA Tips now in the User Guide



We have just added "Tips & Tricks" to the DIVA User Guide. We will post helpful additional tips about DIVA including simulation settings, workflows and other useful ways to use DIVA.

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Added by Kera Lagios on July 30, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Understanding DIVA Daylighting Grid-Based results files

Want to know more about your DIVA results files? Want to be able to analyze your data using Excel?

 

When you run a DIVA simulation, a directory of files is created for you, and depending on the metric you run, different file types will be created. For Daylight Grid-Based Simulations these files are basic text files with different file extensions.  In this tutorial, we are going…

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Added by Kera Lagios on July 30, 2012 at 7:38pm — No Comments

LEED Daylighting Credit and DIVA

Did you know that with DIVA you can calculate achievement of the LEED Daylighting Credit 8.1?



The LEED calculation is found under Metrics button --> Daylight Grid-Based --> Point-in-Time Illuminance --> Metric-->  LEED IEQ 8.1 (select from the drop-down menu).

DIVA will calculate the Illuminance for your sensor grids on September 21 at 9am and 3pm, and the DIVA legend will report the number of LEED points achieved.  For more information see the LEED page…

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Added by Kera Lagios on June 24, 2012 at 8:03pm — No Comments

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