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…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on July 12, 2016 at 7:42pm — No Comments
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.Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on July 21, 2015 at 11:46pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on February 10, 2015 at 11:46am — No Comments
Thanks everyone for your patience in waiting for these to get uploaded -
tremendous work presented by everyone. A really simulating, exciting day.Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on September 16, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
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
Here's all you need to know about that:
Security knows what you're here for (so does the…
We are pleased to announce DIVA Day 2013 will take place on July…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on May 29, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Jon, also of SOM, will be leading a workshop entitled, Environmental Performance In Parametric Envelope Design, and through a series of…Continue
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Added by Kera Lagios on January 22, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments
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:
For the various scripts we have written…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on January 22, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments
We have now posted videos of many of the DIVA Day presentations on the DIVA Day page!
-The DIVA Team
Added by Kera Lagios on January 10, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
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!
Check back soon, because we will also be…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on December 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on December 1, 2012 at 1:53pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Kera Lagios on July 30, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on July 30, 2012 at 7:38pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kera Lagios on June 24, 2012 at 8:03pm — No Comments