residential plenum cabling

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 Question by dave anderson posted 13 Aug 2002
 residential plenum cabling
In a wood frame house, the return air is often between a pair of joists with a metal or cardboard cover. Would running cat5 in this space require plenum rated cables ?
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 05 Dec 2002
Dear Dave,

You should use plenum-rated cable any time it is being used in an inaccessible area with moving air, such as the one you've mentioned.

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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