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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Rhinoceros6 out of memory issue

Started by chiara tolardo in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Good morning everybody, I am working with a daylighting simulation and experiencing some frustrating issues with the software, mainly due to the length of computing time when I set up the daylighting component and eventually software crashing. I am…Continue

Sun Path studies

Started by Ali Nasiri in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jorge Bracho on Tuesday. 17 Replies

Hi there,I am doing some studies for an architectural project with multiple buildings on a non-flat site so I  was wondering if there's a way to cast shadows on a surface(s) other than regular rendered ground plane?ThanksAliContinue

Electric light brightness control

Started by michel azzi in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Monday. 0 Replies

Hello to all,kindly i have a question i would like you to help me with: i am trying to adjust the lighting intensity or lets say its brightness in a closed room i am making study on. The target is to reach certain predefined average illuminance…Continue

Error Truncated octree

Started by Saga Engberg in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Monday. 0 Replies

Hello!Im trying to make a grid based daylighgt factor simulation. And I'm getting this error message. What does it…Continue

Tags: Error

Units in Thermal Analysis

Started by kullboys in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by jackkuzan on Sunday. 3 Replies

Hello everyoneIt is the first time I do thermal single-zone analysis and I have a question regarding the units of the obtained results.The monthly energy consumption graph seems to be in kWh, while theThe monthly energy consumption graph is…Continue

Hourly data of solar irradiance for multiple PV panels

Started by Jukka Mäenpää in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Dec 2. 0 Replies

Hi,I want to get values of annual irradiance for every hour for PV panels. I have multiple different settings (different rotation and angle of tilt) for one PV panel and I want to compare the differences between settings hour by hour.I am using…Continue

Tags: PV-panel, Solar Irradiance


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