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  • Empire Copper Ceiling Tile Installation

    Faux copper installation

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    Classic look for a grand entrance

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    Perfect way to brighten any room

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Empire Ceiling Tile - Faux Copper

Faux CopperFaux Copper$16.95White
List Price:$19.95Save up to $5.00 per tile!
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  • 1-199

    $16.95$4.24 / sq. ft.
  • 200-299

    $15.95$3.99 / sq. ft.
  • 300+

    $14.95$3.74 / sq. ft.
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1 tile = $16.95 / covers 4 sq. feet
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  • TypeDrop In or Glue Up

  • Dimensions2' x 2'

  • ColorFaux Copper

  • MaterialVinyl

  • Thickness.03"

  • Weight6 oz

  • Projection.92" from tile face

  • BrandProLite

  • Special InstructionsNot recommended for installations
    where ceiling temperatures exceed 120°F

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Recommended Border Tile

Fleur-de-Lis Ceiling Tile - Faux Copper

We recommend using Fleur-de-Lis Ceiling Tile - Faux Copper as a border tile for Empire Ceiling Tile - Faux Copper.

For tiles that either project down into the room or are coffered (recess up into the ceiling), the finished look is often better when using a border tile for partial tiles on the room's perimeter.

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Product Description

Quick Facts

  • Made from durable PVC
  • Lasts a lifetime
  • Waterproof
  • Clean with soap and water
  • Mold and mildew resistant.
  • Stain resistant
  • Flexible yet strong
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Low coffer can be used with a surface-mount grid system or limited head-space ceiling grid.
  • 2x2 Actual Size - 23-7/8" x 23-7/8"
  • 2x4 Actual Size - 23-7/8" x 47-7/8"

These thermoform tiles are made from UV Stabilized .030" thick vinyl plastic. They are designed to provide all the functionality of conventional drop ceiling tiles at a fraction of the weight. The sturdy construction makes them a breeze to install, easy to clean, stain resistant, water resistant, dust free, and eco friendly! Installation is fast and couldn't be any easier.

Designed to fit all standard 15/16" - 1" T-Bar and 9/16" T-Bar Ceiling Systems.

Most of the thermoform ceiling tiles come in two sizes, 2'x2' and 2'x4'. If you have a 2x4 grid ceiling, but prefer the look of 2x2 ceiling tiles, simply insert a 2' center T bar available online or at most local hardware's easy!

The Empire tile is an elegant style that is reminiscent of one of the popular patterns often seen on stamped tin ceilings. It can be used in a grid or directly mounted to your ceiling. At .03" thick, it is twice as thick as many of our other grid tiles. Being that it is Class A Fire rated, it is an excellent choice for most businesses and homes. We are also proud to say that it is made in the USA.

Things to Consider:
If you are planning to directly mount these on your ceiling, the Grid Strips are a must have accessory for covering the seams between each tile.

For direct mount applications, we have found that PL Premium Advanced (Loctite brand) works great.

The thickness of the Empire makes it capable of handling a bit of weight. If you would like to keep your existing tile in the grid for acoustical/sound barrier purposes, you are able to do so without the risk of sagging.

Since your ceiling will more than likely have partial tiles at the perimeter, you will have to cut the tiles to size for those areas. Since the Empire tile projects .80" below the grid, it isn't suitable to be used as a partial tile. Not to worry, since we have many great border tile options. You will notice that we have them conveniently linked for your selection on the product details page.

If your grid is already white and in good condition, it should match the white Empire tile very well. If you are going with a colored option, we highly recommend that you consider the Grid Tape or Grid Strips since they are color coordinated with the ProLite collection. If you would prefer to avoid the extra expense, you can of course paint your grid as well.

Greenguard Gold Certification offers strict certification criteria that considers safety factors to account for sensitive individuals (such as children and the elderly), and ensures that a product is acceptable for use in environments such as schools and healthcare facilities. It is referenced by both The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building Rating System. Click here for more information.

Materials used in the construction of the tile(s) are 100% waterproof.

Class A Fire Rated
Tiles have been tested in accordance with ASTM 84e and scored a Class A rating for flame spread and smoke generation.

Warranty iconCEILING TILE

5 Year Limited Warranty
You're making a beautiful upgrade to your ceiling and we're here to help protect that investment. We guarantee that your ceiling tiles will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of five years from the original date of purchase.

Warranty Conditions
This warranty covers material defects in the ceiling tile when used in a standard ceiling application where temperatures do not exceed 120F. It does not cover labor, consequential or incidental damages. This warranty is not transferable and applies to the original purchaser only. Please note that painting the ceiling tile will void the warranty and may change some of its properties like its fire rating.

We're Ready to Help
Unlike a car, not much can go wrong with these ceiling tiles. However, in the rare event that you do encounter a defect with your tiles, we're here and ready to help. Just give us a call and we'll work with you to identify the problem and, in case of defect, supply you with replacement tiles.


We know that projects take a while, and sometimes plans change. That's why, we offer a great return policy on all non-custom products:

  • 90 day return window with no restocking fees
  • Products must be unused/new and in their original boxes
  • Customer is responsible for return shipping cost (we are happy to help arrange shipping)
  • Partial returns where the quantity discount tier would change are refunded the difference between the original total and the total based on the kept quantity (see example)

How To Install Ceilume Signature Drop In Ceiling Tiles

Tools Required
Reusing Your Old Tiles
Insulation Above Tiles - 4 Methods
Decorative Grid Strips / Grid Tape (optional)
Install Full Tiles First!
Fire Sprinklers
Border Tiles - 4 Methods
FAQ - Recessed/Can/'Puck' Lights
FAQ - 120°F Max Temperature

How to Install Glue-Up Ceiling Tiles

Use Adhesive, Not Staples
Tools Needed
Surface Types and Methods of Installation
Important Note about Tile Center
Determine Tile Spacing
Planning Your Layout
Mark Grid On Ceiling
Before You Begin
Installing the First Tile
Subsequent Tile Placement
Border Tiles
Decorative Strips



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James R.Worcester, MANovember 26, 2022

5 out of 5

Makes the room!

This tile has a high profile which gave some depth to the ceiling. This beautiful room was marred by 2x4 acoustic tiles after a fire in the 1970s. Putting a new ceiling up was impractical because of electrical cables and necessary access to plumbing above. This was a cost effective and practical solution. Jason and Edde were very helpful on the phone with suggestions.

David N.Phippsburg, MEMarch 3, 2022

5 out of 5

Look great

Perfect for our basement office

Sheila W.Milford, CTSeptember 14, 2021

5 out of 5

The bedroom is now called the queen's chambers!

Very elegant and easy to install win win! Also I was short maybe 7 tiles and I had them in two days to finish the job. Excellent service all the way around. Something that is much appreciated these days

Sheila W.Milford, CTSeptember 10, 2021

5 out of 5

The old bedroom is now the Queen's Chambers

very beautiful easy to install increased the value of my home

Jill L.Amelia, OHJanuary 6, 2020

5 out of 5

Gorgeous! Everyone thinks its orginal - 100y/o

This tile blends in almost seamlessly with the white grid (both a tad grey really I think.) Easy to cut and install, almost perfect with LED recessed/can lights. We could not be happier with our selection for our 100 yr old bank remodel.

Isaac O.Lynnwood, WAJanuary 24, 2017

5 out of 5

great product.

great product.

Anthony M.Howell, NJJuly 24, 2014

5 out of 5

Really transformed my Theater room

These tile look great, worth the purchase. So much better than a plain ceiling or ceiling tile. You definitely need a border tile if the room is not in 2' exact dimensions due to the depth of the tile. To give my theater more sound proofing and to hold them in place, I placed these over plain fiber tiles. Given they are PVC the flexibility helped with tight applications because of low clearance, grid supports, or recessed lighting cans. The 4" recessed lighting can bezel fits nicely inside of the round decorative part (I used high lumen LED bulbs to make up for not using 6" cans). I could not be happier with the look!

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