Abandoned cables can be found anywhere, especially in the buildings built many years ago. The buildings of the certain significance, such as hospitals, schools, and office edifices, contain miles of cables in the walls and ceilings. The corrective actions are especially important in the places where the safety concerns are the high priority.
According to the changes in the 2002 edition of the National Electric Code (NEC), the presence of the abandon wires can make your property become out of code, expose your fire insurance to risk, and serve as representing of a significant legal liability. The amendments make the presence of abandoned wires in your buildings a violation and prescribe to use the specific cable standards for new installs.
For an average man, the new NEC rules are quite hard for understanding due to its complexity. It confounds many business owners, and they do not know which way to turn. To avoid the discomfiture, it is better to address for the assistance of the MD Networking Solutions experts who have knowledge and experience of working with similar situations. We will perform the identification and remove task in agreement with the code and take into account your financial abilities.
Note: The 2002 NEC’s edition in Section 800 states that all accessible abandoned communications cables are not permitted to remain and should be removed.
Have you ever thought how many miles of abandoned wires could be found in the ceiling and walls of your facilities?
The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and the National Electric Code® (NEC) have created codes due to which you MUST remove old cables.
These abandoned cables are potentially dangerous. They can serve as a source for fueling fire, smoke and lethal toxic fumes that can incapacitate and kill.
Our task at MD Networking Solutions is to identify and remove cables according to code.
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