The Elements & Obstacles of Ceiling Design

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by CertainTeed Architectural
Presented by Steve Udolph, National Sales Manager

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discover material & design choices for commercial ceilings.
  2. Review a selection of project examples to illustrate architects design decisions.
  3. Outline factors to consider when designing a ceiling.
  4. Present the performance & aesthetic qualities of various ceiling types.

Credits:

AIA
1 AIA LU/Elective
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This course explains how to select materials and design options that will improve the look and function of interior and exterior ceiling systems, including factors such as acoustics, cost, aesthetics, and sustainability.

Ceiling Design

Photo courtesy of Mitchell Stier


Steve

Steve Udolph is the national sales manager for CertainTeed Architectural, covering a wide range of standard and custom product collections in felt, wood, metal, fiberglass, mineral fiber, and more. It’s a natural fit for Steve, who has spent his entire career in the interior specialties business, putting his dual degrees in marketing and management information systems to work in a field that thrives on design, messaging, and technology.

 

CertainTeed Architectural The ceilings and walls you create in a space are more than mere surfaces. They offer aesthetic beauty that inspires creativity and contributes to well-being in offices, schools, medical facilities, hotels, and more. They offer acoustic benefits that help workers focus, students learn, and patients heal. So it’s critical to find partners and collaborators who help you solve building problems creatively and efficiently, while tackling the most demanding challenges in acoustics, installation, engineering, and innovation. That’s where CertainTeed Architectural Products comes in. We’ll manage the details so you can focus on pushing the boundaries of ceiling design.

From economical acoustical tiles and suspension systems to custom-engineered ceilings showpieces in metal, felt, fiberglass, and wood, the CertainTeed Architectural Products portfolio includes solutions for every space and every budget – all with the backing of technical expertise and world-class customer support that can help you unleash the creative potential of every project.

 

Originally published in October 2021

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