# Exposed Ceilings Quantity Takeoff and Calculator

**Prepared By: Parag Kamlakar Pal - Owner of www.civilnotess.com**

## Calculation for Exposed Ceilings Quantity Takeoff

To accurately estimate the quantity of exposed ceiling panels needed for a given room, follow these steps:

**Calculate the Area of the Ceiling:**The area is obtained by multiplying the length and width of the room.

**Example:**For a room with a length of 20 ft and width of 15 ft:Area = Length × Width = 20 ft × 15 ft = 300 sq ft

**Determine the Number of Panels Needed:**Calculate the area of one panel and divide the ceiling area by this panel area.

**Example:**If each panel is 2 ft × 2 ft (4 sq ft):Number of Panels = Ceiling Area / Panel Area = 300 sq ft / 4 sq ft = 75 panels

**Calculate the Number of Boxes Required:**Divide the number of panels by the number of panels per box and round up to the nearest whole number.

**Example:**If each box contains 12 panels:Number of Boxes = Number of Panels / Panels per Box = 75 / 12 ≈ 6.25

Since you can’t purchase a fraction of a box, round up to 7 boxes.

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