What is the difference between floor plan and ceiling plan?

In a floor plan, the imagined viewer is somewhere between the floor and ceiling of a room and looking down (approximately 1200mm / 4ft above). In a reflected ceiling plan, the imagined viewer is above the ceiling and looking through it into a mirrored surface below.

What letter is used to indicate a switch on a reflected ceiling plan?

Draw a letter “S” on its side where you want the switch. Draw a horizontal line through the “S.” The symbol should look like a dollar sign rotated 90 degrees to the right. This is the basic mark indicating a light switch.

What does C stand for on a floor plan?

House plan abbreviations

ABBREVIATION MEANING
C Cooker
CAB Cabinet
CBD / CPD Cupboard
CD Clothes dryer

What makes a good floor plan?

A good floor plan is the one that has an open kitchen as it offers easy access to other parts of the house and makes the common area look spacious. Ensure the dining area and kitchen are side by side as these are the most used areas of the home and should have a convenient approach.

What does T in a circle mean on floor plans?

Electrical Symbols



A small circle bisected by two parallel lines is a wall outlet, while a circle superimposed over an X is a ceiling light and a T hanging from a circle is a thermostat.

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