Suspended Ceiling Solutions Performance

All of our suspended ceiling solutions have distinctive performance attributes. Learn more about which are most important for your project.

Over 100 years of experience in meeting project requirements

Zentia is the UK’s leading manufacturer of complete ceiling solutions. Evolved from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, we’ve spent decades helping architects and designers identify the technical performance attributes that really matter to them so they can specify the right suspended ceiling solutions for their projects.

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Sound absorption or sound attenuation?

You’ve heard a lot about sound absorption, but how much do you know about sound attenuation?

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Sound absorption

Useful in open plan spaces to reduce background noise and improve working conditions.

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Sound attenuation

Best for small adjacent rooms, sound waves pass through the ceiling tile into the soffit.

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Balanced acoustics

Suitable for many spaces that serve a variety of purposes.

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Balanced acoustics for smaller spaces

We all need to build for a better future. Our sustainable ceiling solutions can help you do just that.

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Recycled content, fully recyclable

Our mineral ceiling tiles and suspension grids contain up to 79% recycled material and are fully recyclable.

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Environmental Product Declarations

Our EPDs show the environmental impact of our products.

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Pinnacle Partner Recycling Scheme

We offer an off-cut recycling service to our Pinnacle Approved Partners in the UK, with returned product put back into the manufacturing process.

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Brighter interiors for happier workplaces

High light reflectance ceiling tiles improve working conditions by bouncing light around interiors, making for a happier, healthier workplace.

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Light reflectance up to 87%

Zentia ceiling tiles range from 72-87% light reflectance to help you customise your interior.

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Reduce artificial light

Reduce the need for artificial light and cut energy bills.

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Blue-white finish

Zentia’s white ceiling tiles have a blue-white finish for extra brightness.

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Antimicrobial ceiling solutions for healthcare settings

Antimicrobial tiles that can be washed and disinfected on a regular basis are ideal for hospitals and other healthcare environments.

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Washable ceiling tiles

Mineral ceiling tiles like our Bioguard range can be washed regularly to help maintain hygiene standards.

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Resistant to disinfectants

Bioguard Plain maintains its integrity under a vapourised hydrogen peroxide disinfection protocol.

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Antimicrobial paint

For extra protection in areas that frequently need to consider infection control.


Specialist suspended ceilings for high humidity interiors

Zentia’s range of humidity resistant ceiling tiles are ideal for commercial kitchens, spas, shower rooms, and other similar spaces.

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Laminated surfaces

To repel dampness and water.

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Tougher materials

Aquabloc is made of hydrated calcium silicate for 100% humidity resistance.

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Maintain structural integrity

Our humidity resistant ceiling tiles don’t sag and deform in damp environments.

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Ceilings to help control particle contamination

Specify a Zentia ceiling solution to help maintain standards in clean room environments.

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Polyester film facing

Clean Room FL features a special polyester film facing for clean room performance.

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ISO 5 and ISO 4 clean room classification

Zentia’s clean room ceiling solutions can be used in clean rooms with ISO 5 or ISO 4 classification in accordance with ISO 14644-1:1999.

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Repels dust

Zentia’s clean room ceiling solutions repel dust for additional contamination control.

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Durable ceiling tiles for more frequent handling

When you need regular access to the ceiling soffit, you need a ceiling tile that can stand up to more handling.

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Reinforced scratch resistant surface

Ceiling tiles like Ultima+ are manufactured with frequent handling in mind.

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Hard edge treatment

So that ceiling tiles are less likely to chip and spoil the look of your ceiling.

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Vector edge for under-mounting

Ideal for ceilings with less height in the soffit, vector edged tiles can be mounted from below.

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Mineral ceiling tiles that contribute to air quality

Zentia’s low-VOC emitting ceiling tiles make a positive contribution to indoor air quality.

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Low formaldehyde emissions

Zentia’s ceiling tiles are E1 classified, the best test result possible and exceeding the EU’s requirements on formaldehyde emissions.

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Improved indoor air quality for higher productivity

Indoor air quality directly affects workplace productivity and employee wellbeing.

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Green building scheme credits

Specify a Zentia ceiling tile and gain credits on building schemes like BREEAM, LEED and Ska.

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Ceiling tiles that can withstand regular cleaning

From healthcare settings to clean rooms, laboratories and commercial kitchens, some ceilings need more robust cleaning than others.

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Resistant to disinfectants

Ceiling tiles like Bioguard and Clean Room FL are resistant to disinfectants.

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Suitable for high pressure washing

Our Hygiene ceiling tile can be jet washed.

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Cleanable with a rough sponge

Bioguard Acoustic can be cleaned regularly with a rough sponge.

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Seismic tested ceiling solutions

Get extra security for seismic resistance with our seismic ceiling solutions.

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Ideal for earthquake zones

Engineered to withstand seismic effects using specifically designed elements.

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Suitable for other building types that require additional protection

Additional protection for nuclear, defence, chemical and transport facilities.

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ESR-1308 code compliant

ICC-ES recognises Zentia’s Seismic Rx Suspension Systems as seismic code compliant to meet ESR-1308.

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See how others have used our products

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