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Ceiling Tile


Description

Acoustical ceiling tiles are typically used in offices with dropped ceilings. The ceiling tiles come in various sizes and finishes and frequently contain high levels of recycled content.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Stained ceiling tiles need to be replaced rather than cleaned.

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, materials can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them
  • For materials that are well worn or damaged, recycling is the next best option. Contact the manufacturer for recycling information, or visit Earth 911 http://earth911.com/ to determine the capacity of local facilities/A

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: At a minimum, use 20% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products that are manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles. Additionally, use a minimum of 10% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project.