Electricity is the lifeblood of the modern building, and its importance only grows with each new advance in technology. But with increased significance comes more wiring necessary to bring electricity to every part of your property, and finding more elegant solutions to the waste generated can help reduce the overall material cost of your project.

Once again, plastic seems to be the answer. Plastic has been the go-to wiring insulator since World War II, and as new types of plastics have been developed their longevity, cost-effectiveness, and ability to insulate the wires has only increased. With few exceptions, the wiring running through the walls, floors, and ceilings of our properties — and even the wiring hanging between electric and telephone poles — are wrapped with flame-retardant, durable plastic. The safety, longevity, and small environmental footprint of electrical plastic has yet to be questioned in over 60 years of use.

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