Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Sponsored by Connectrac

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the traditional challenges for power and data placement in open plan offices.
  2. Review the most common cabling requirements for office spaces, including power and data for workstations, meeting rooms, training rooms and collaborative areas.
  3. Review the typical issues that flexible spaces face to change power configurations.
  4. Learn how floor-mounted raceways allow easier renovation as the workspace evolves.

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
1 AIBD P-CE
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
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Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
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Flexibility is one of the most important attributes of an open plan office design, but it can’t exist without a way to put power and data everywhere your employees need it.

Building owners, facility managers, and interior designers are increasingly focusing on creating multipurpose spaces that can transform to meet different needs throughout the day and evening. Think of a collaborative space that can host a yoga class at night, or a lobby or café that can accommodate large staff meetings when the furniture is rearranged.

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match.

 

Connectrac Clint Strong, Connectrac® CEO and founder and a licensed architect, launched Connectrac when he was inspired to solve problems he regularly encountered while working as an architect on corporate interiors projects. He is now supported by a world-class team of product designers, corporate staff, manufacturers and regional managers. Dallas, Texas-based Connectrac, founded in 2005, and has quickly become the go-to solution for top corporations, government agencies, schools and universities. Connectrac Wireways are the best floor-based cable management solutions for bringing power, data and communications from the wall to all interior commercial applications. Connectrac offers the flexibility to meet the demands for new technology connectivity while maintaining the aesthetic and structural integrity of the building – all without the expense and inflexibility of core drilling, trenching or floor boxes.

 

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