Best way to run 40 lan cables in loft style office [closed]

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I have a project to run around 40 lan cables in loft style office. The office don't have any conduit attached to ceiling at all. The location of RJ45 Jacks is multiple. I wonder what is the best nice way to run all this cables to multiple locations in tight budget? I was thinking about floor corners (how to attach and protect it?) - but the 40 cables seems pretty big to hide it. J-Hooks and wall - there is a doors, windows and columns, I doubt it will look good. Was thinking to run them attached in center of ceiling, and here is a questions: 1) Should I put it in conduit by code or can run just tied all together set of cables. 2) Should I attach it close to ceiling or just suspend it? If so - how? Here is a picture of the office:

And here is my plan,

So center line is like 40 cables and each branch from center line have like 4-10 cables. Was thinking about plastic wiremold, but can't find so thick to have 4-10 or 40 cables inside. The pipes you see it is fire...

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First thing you need to do is decide on a "path" that you want the wiring to take throughout your home. Remember that in most cases the wall studs will be placed vertically, floor to ceiling. Ceiling joist positions vary from builder, house, code etc. Go into the attic and look around, or cut a small hole somewhere in the ceiling and take a look.

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Keep in mind that less work is better. So try to arrange your path so you can minimize drywall cutting and drilling. Enclosed ceilings (like in a two story home) are more challenging because you will need to cut out a lot of drywall if you need to run the cable across the joists rather than along them.

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For the sake of this article we're going to imagine that we are running one length of Cat5 Ethernet cable from a router on the first floor to an office on the second floor of our home.

Substitute "Ethernet" cable for any cable you are running. The only thing that changes are the connections at...

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