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It would be a good idea to keep them as insulated from heat as possible. Depending on the type of cable, they could potentially release toxic fumes if they are exposed to too much heat. Generally, if you are running them near a hydronic heating system, then the pipes won't get hot enough to melt the jackets of the wires as long as you wrap the pipes in foam ...


In addition to the other answers which correctly note that it is hard to block magnetism, it is a very bad idea to run power and data together because some unfortunate person in the future -- possibly a future version of yourself -- is someday going to try to hang a picture and drive a nail through the wire, just nicking both the data and power cables enough ...

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