Selecting ceiling suspension systems is based on the strength of components, ease of installation and aesthetics, as well as safety and sustainability. Drawing from more than 30 years of industry experience, Rockfon’s architectural sales manager in Ontario, Isabelle Champagne, CTR, details the history of ceiling grid systems, their selection criteria and project examples from Canada.
Please click here to download a copy of Construction Canada’s article, “Considerations for Suspended Ceiling Systems.”
Suspended ceiling systems affect nearly every commercial interior space and several exterior applications. These non-structural components play an important role in safety. In the unlikely event of a fire or earthquake, they can add valuable extra time for safe egress and can reduce property damage.
To help protect people and property during seismic events, Isabelle’s article shares explains key requirements from the most current National Building Code of Canada issued in 2015.