Predicting expansion is always a difficult task, some may say impossible.
What Electron does is get you back to square one, to the days when you liked your Comm’s room and could see the wood for the trees.
In this case the school had installed large floor standing units, but had only chosen 600mm wide cabinets. This size of cabinet has no vertical cable management for patch-leads, hence they hang in the front of all the panels/equipment. Over time this becomes unmanageable and turns into a large tangled mess. It is surprising to many, how much air flow the patchleads can block, heating up the equipment and causing port failure.