Miles of abandoned cable can easily be found in the ceilings and walls in
hospitals, schools and office buildings that were built many years ago, and then
expanded in recent years. Particularly vulnerable and in need of urgent
corrective action is the healthcare industry, where abandoned cables abound and
safety concerns are a high priority.
Due to changes in the 2002 edition of the National Electric Code (NEC), these
abandoned wires may now render your property out of code, jeopardize your fire
insurance, and represent a significant legal liability. The new rules make it a
violation to have abandoned wires in your building's risers or plenums and, in
addition, mandate the use of specific wiring standards for new installs.
The new NEC rules are quite complex, and often confusing, causing building
owners to wonder which way to turn. We have the knowledge and experience capable
of performing the identification and removal task according to code and very