Recent changes in building codes have necessitated the removal of low
voltage wiring in the above ceiling space in commercial buildings. While a
tenant used to be able to abandon above ceiling cable when vacating a space,
more and more municipalities and landlords that operate within them are now
requiring the removal of all low voltage cable upon moving out of a space.
This was brought about by the National Electrical Code (NEC), and National
Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recognizing the potential dangers of abandoned
cable. These dangers include pathways and conduits being filled beyond
capacity, lack of adequate air flow through air ducts, and adding fuel to
fires which can spread quickly through a building.
In addition to being experts at the installation of structured cabling
systems, Pegasus Communications regularly assists tenants and building
owners with cable removal and abatement. Contact us to help you get a plan
in place to ensure proper cable removal, and compliance with all fire and
To reach us by phone in the Denver
metro area, call 303-680-1713.
Outside the Denver metro area, call 888-230-9100 toll free.