Optics in Interior and Exterior Lighting

Optics allow you to control your illumination pattern, either by diffusing light or focusing it as your application requires. When you are considering optics for a project, the difference between, and the performance of, exterior and interior lighting needs to be examined.


Our CIBSE Approved CPD on Optics in Exterior and Interior Lighting is essential learning for lighting consultants, designers and architects, electrical contractors, facilities management and estates/property professionals operating in the built environment. Our CPD aims to give you an improved knowledge of optics generally, and their importance to human wellbeing and workplace productivity. We also cover the role optics can play in creating comfortable, aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient environments – plus an overview of the applications in which optics in lighting is crucial.

During the presentation, you will go through:

What are optics Luminaire Performance The Importance of Optics The Role of Optics Optical Applications

Tamlite CIBSE approved CPD modules provide you with expert insight into the fundamental principles of good lighting practice.

Reasons to register for our Optics CPD module:  

  • Expert Knowledge Each CPD is delivered by an industry expert with a vast number of years lighting experience under their belt, leaving you sound in the understanding that you receive as much information and clarity as possible.
    CIBSE Approved Our CPDs are all CIBSE certified meaning each CPD is ratified, approved and certified by CIBSE, so you know that each module is going to provide you with clear guidance and support for professional development, enabling you to develop in your career.
    Delivered by topic expert Each CPD is presented and delivered by an expert in the field, who an confidently present the CPD as well as answer your questions along the way.
    In person or online Tamlite can schedule the requested CPD around you, and can deliver at your office or via an online platform. We like to be flexible and understand the advantages of both face to face meetings and video calls. So when confirming your CPD, make sure to let us know your preference.
    50+ year experience Tamlite were founded in 1967 and have been evolving and learning ever since. We have know, we can pass on.
    We are LIAQA Assured This is a lighting focused, quality assurance Mark developed by industry experts at the LIA. The scheme assesses a member's quality system and their compliance to regulatory requirements. Once members have achieved and demonstrated the expected level of compliance they are awarded the LIAQA Assured Company Mark.



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