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bonestructure
08-29-2006, 01:27 PM
This from a photo of a Japanese villa house. I don't know what this electrical looking box is. Can anyone give me some help naming it so i can get some reference photos?

bonestructure
08-29-2006, 01:29 PM
The house itself is tall and narrow, but deep, and looks like one of what we in america call row houses. The box is right next to the front door. Not hidden in any way.

paulrus
08-29-2006, 01:50 PM
I'm not 100% sure, but to me it looks like a tankless water heater. My mother-in-law has one in her kitchen (in Japan).

If you post this question on my wife's site, I'm sure she can help - there's an "Ask Hitomi" section on the forum:

http://forums.japancast.net


Paul

bonestructure
08-29-2006, 02:04 PM
Thanks, I will do so. There's another electrical looking box, and several circular things high up on the walls that I dunno what they are either. A couple look like vents maybe, and a couple look like smoke alarms. But on the outside?

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