Properties of Ceilings:

  • fire resistant
  • acoustics
  • strength
  • heating/cooling
  • lighting
  • ventilation
  • images/art work
  • thermal insulation
  • maintenance
  • impact resistant/ durability
  • hygiene

Types of ceilings

  • suspended
  • glass
  • timber
  • concrete
  • plaster board
  • mosaic tiles
  • panels
  • baffle
  • exposed surfaces (electrical layouts)

Suspended panels are more common as it means you can lift up the boards to get in to do any repairs, a normal grid size is about 600 x 600 mm.

suspended-ceiling 1


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