Hollow core architectural ceiling panels are utilized for both their attractive aesthetics and their functionality. They may be acoustical elements, visual treatments, mechanical conductors and shields, or a combination of some or all. Some examples of architectural ceiling panels are:

  • Decorative ceiling panels
  • Sound panels
  • Light panels
  • Removable panels to conceal mechanical
  • Hanging panels

All of these types of architectural ceiling panels require a wide range of materials to create the perfect mix. CedarCrest uses the following specifications and features to achieve this:

High stability design

  • Hollow core construction provides far superior stability characteristics while lowering actual weight of door.

Specialty cores

  • Solid particle core
  • 3”-5” open doorcore
  • 1/8”-1 ½” expanded core, faced or unfaced
  • Extruded tubular particle core
  • Mineral core
  • Foamcore
  • Acoustical core

Variety of door frame materials

  • Oriented strand board (OSB)
  • Finger jointed pine
  • Medium density fiberboard (MDF)
  • High density fiberboard (HDF)
  • Hardwood- various species
  • Softwood- various species
  • Laminate
  • Veneer
  • PVC sheet

Fire ratings

Sound ratings

  • STC rating
  • NRC rating

Variety of skin materials

  • High pressure laminate
  • Low pressure laminate
  • Vinyl laminate
  • Paper laminate
  • Veneer
  • PVC sheet
  • Metallic laminate
  • Graphics
  • Pre-painted metal and aluminum sheet

Variety of door finish materials

  • Stain
  • Lacquer


  • Hinge pockets
  • Lock preps
  • Door closer
  • Window openings (lites)
  • Concealed wiring channels for electronic locks
  • Panic bars
  • Drop down light seals

Interior blocking

  • Size parameters
  • Thickness range from ¾”- 2 3/8”
  • Width/length up to 60” wide and 144” high

CedarCrest is your source for high quality lightweight architectural ceiling panels. Contact us today to discuss your architectural ceiling panel needs.