Any suggestions on how to hide a Rinnai wall mount water gas heater? Unfortunately it is situated on tge wall of tge house right in front of our outdoor dinning area which is under a pagola.
Also safety first of course...I believe they need some sort of ventilation unlike traditional water heaters where you could build a box around it.
I'm stuck for ideas
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As you note, ventilation is really important so I imagine your options are pretty limited. Best course of action would obviously be to move the unit elsewhere. But plumbers are expensive! Second best option might be a decorative screen.
From page 28 of this installation manual - AS/NZS 5601 ‘Gas Installations’ stipulates a minimum horizontal clearance of 500 mm between a building structure and obstruction facing the terminal.
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