Reflected Ceiling

What is a Reflected Ceiling

Definition of Reflected Ceiling in Construction

The reflected ceiling is the document that identifies the layout of the ceilings within a building. Reflected ceiling plan will show all the ceiling mounted light fixtures, the exit signs, the emergency horns and strobes, the acoustical ceilings, the sheetrock ceilings, any plaster ceilings, etc. The reflected ceiling plan is used extensively on a construction project to accurately coordinate and layout everything that occurs in the ceiling. The sprinkler, heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical contractors all use the reflected ceiling to coordinate their work and their installations. Even the simplest set of construction documents will include a reflected ceiling plan that will be used for coordination and management of the construction process.