A reflected ceiling plan showing light distribution for an office consisting of 6 rooms, a bathroom, and a corridor. Starting from the right side, the first room is a small office with 2 surface fluorescent lights and a luminaire ceiling mount on the single table in the office. The second room is a larger meeting room with 2 large surface fluorescent lights. The small bathroom has 1 enclosed ceiling luminaire and each of the three similar offices in space and interior includes 2 surface fluorescent lights. The last office has 2 surface fluorescent lights and 2 luminaire ceiling mounts. The corridor has 7 enclosed ceiling luminaires distributed on equal distances.
2. What is Reflected Ceiling Plan
A Reflected Ceiling Plan is an architectural drawing in which the plan of a ceiling is projected on a flat plane directly below, showing the orientation of various electrical or mechanical devices within the ceiling.
3. What Includes in a Reflected Ceiling Plan
A Reflected Ceiling Plan (or RCP) is a survey drawing that depicts things that are positioned in or on the ceiling.
Features that are decorative.
Vents in the ceiling.
There is air conditioning.
Signs directing you to the exit.
Fixtures for evacuating.
Sprinkler systems are a type of sprinkler system that is used to
4. How to Create a Reflected Ceiling Plan
- Maintain your budget because you do not need to renovate everything at once; the trick is to renovate a few things at a time.
- The best design is one that is both innovative and practical; the worst design is one that is neither.
- Keep in mind that you should select the proper style and level of detail based on your or your client's requirements.
- Always double-check your measurements; if they're off by even a fraction of an inch, the whole thing is invalidated, and you'll have to repeat the process.
- Use the symbols appropriately and place them where they are needed; Do not overcrowd the sketch with things; the bare minimum will suffice to make your design appealing.