Translucent stretch ceilings have gained great popularity among North American designers and architects. In the USA, Canada and particularly in Quebec numerous ceilings have been installed. One of the most recent of those projects was the construction of the Trading Firm Offices in Chicago executed by a dealer of Newmat USA Ltd. For this facility, as well as in similar projects, an innovative technology developed for translucent ceilings by Newmat was used -
Let's have a closer look at the system, taking as example translucent ceilings installed in Montreal, in the MAC Cosmetics stores.
Once the plasterboard niche in the ceiling is ready and painted white, the lighting fixtures are mounted. In order to ensure an even light distribution, the distance between the light bulbs (horizontally) should not exceed the distance between the light bulbs and the ceiling membrane (vertically). Lighting fixtures should only be chosen from reliable manufacturers, of the same light type (blue or yellow) and preferably in size T5.
The next step is to install a railing to support both ceilings along the perimeter. The double-
After the railing is installed and the lighting fixtures are checked, the two ceilings are mounted: the upper one first,
then the lower one.
The translucent stretch ceiling installed with the double-
Plafonds Nouveaux Horizons Inc. is located in Montreal and currently, we offer replacement and cleaning services to a large number of supermarkets and showrooms.