ANSI/TIA-569

ANSI/TIA-569-C: Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces

This Standard specifies pathway and space design and construction practices in support of telecommunications media and equipment within buildings. Examples of pathways and spaces in single-tenant and multi-tenant buildings that are addressed in this Standard include: Wireless service entrance pathways, Entrance rooms, Building pathways, Distributor rooms, Access and Service Provider spaces, Distributor enclosures, Service entrance pathways, and Equipment outlet locations.

ANSI/TIA-569-C “Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces” was developed by the TIA TR-42.3 Pathways and Spaces Subcommittee and published in May, 2012. Significant changes from the previous edition include the adoption of revised temperature and humidity requirements to harmonize with ASHRAE class 1, 2, 3 and 4 requirements and the addition of power separation guidelines and lighting requirements.