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The T-Word is a new resource, set up to provide a brief overview on lighting terminology, legislation and best practice, answering commonly-asked questions about key topics in the lighting industry, and will be regularly updated. For the latest Tamlite news, visit our news page.

Wellbeing in Educational Spaces: Happier, Healthier Schools
Wellbeing and mental health are important pillars of sustainability in WELL standards. One key... Read more
Tamlite and The Light Review explore Hazardous Lighting
Tamlite and The Light Review explore Hazardous Lighting The first question has to be –&nb... Read more
Tamlite: Light is for learning . . .
Lighting for Education Discussed by Tamlite and The Lighting Review At  the  time&n... Read more
How do Aesthetics Influence Wellbeing?
How do Aesthetics Influence Wellbeing? When a person’s aesthetic experiences ... Read more
The Future of Office Lighting
The Covid-19 lockdown has created a storm of comment about what the future of office work will l... Read more
Improving Wellness at Home
We spend much of our time out of the house, in the workplace and on the move. But, when we are at ... Read more
How to minimise light pollution
Outdoor lighting has many specific requirements, from making people feel safe at night to creating... Read more
Sustainability in Lighting
Recent findings by global design and architecture firm Gensler highlighted the dramatic impact of ... Read more
What is Smart Lighting?
Traditionally, creating a connected lighting network involved using wired connections between lu... Read more
What is Spec-Breaking?
When specifying a new lighting system, switching to LED isn’t enough. This is a common pit... Read more
The Three Lessons for Lighting for Education
When specifying a lighting system for universities, colleges and schools, building engineers and c... Read more
Before and After LED Lighting Part 2: Office
The switch to LED lighting can yield exceptional improvements in office environments in term of en... Read more
Before and After LED Lighting Part 1: Retail
LED lighting products are changing the way spaces are illuminated. In comparison to fluorescent fi... Read more
What is Wellbeing?
Wellbeing is a much broader concept than moment-to-moment happiness, it also includes things such ... Read more
What is the difference between a diffuser and a lens?
Diffusers and lenses play different roles, in order to fulfil different requirements. See below th... Read more