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South Brass Fittings – Certified Products for Peace of Mind!

South Coast Sales, the leading supplier of water connections in Ireland are delighted to announce that their range of South Brass Fittings have recently been certified by the NSAI.

This emphasises our commitment to provide quality products to the market. With current regulations and requirements for certification we are delighted to announce that South Brass Fittings are the ONLY ones to be certified by both WRAS and NSAI from 1/2″ to 2″.

South Brass Fittings are suitable for potable water and heating applications. They are manufactured from CW617N brass to EN 1254-2 and are suitable for Commercial and Domestic installations.

With Certification as standard in all building projects you can rest assured that South Brass Fittings are the Number One choice when it comes to both WRAS and NSAI Approvals.

Well done to all involved – SCS

Belated Happy New Year!!!


Winter seems to be NEVERENDING!!!

Aren’t we supposed to be in Spring!!  Whats with all the storms and floods and wind and thunder. It seems the only light we get these days is the Lightning!!!  It’s ALWAYS so dark!!!

Anyway, that’s the whinge over with, It’s a new year here at South Coast Sales and things seems to be very very busy, which is fantastic. On a daily basis we are looking out for new ways to improve our product range and services. The amount of trips to various trade exhibitions around the world that have been booked for the boss men to visit is staggering already. However, these trips are vital to keep up to date on the latest innovations out there in our sector!

We will also be exhibiting at various shows around the country during 2014, so keep an eye out for details here and on Facebook.

So, whats new?

Well our biggest new “thing” is we have our first smart phone app designed and available to download on iTunes and android. It’s an app that can be used to measure a room for the FARHO electric heaters. It’s a simple to use app, you just enter the 3 dimensions of the room, your email, name and contact and the app will give you the recommended amount of panels you will require. An email is automatically sent to us, so we are aware of your info request and we can contact your with details of your local supplier if required.

Our sister company International Lighting is one of the first companies in Ireland to stock LED floodlights that use new SMD Technology. These lights come in sizes from 10Watt up to 150w and also a 20w and 40w are available with a sensor. These SMD fittings are the same size as the older fittings but have double the power. They are Eco friendly and extra long life, in fact you get up to 50,000 hours!!!!!  That would put an end to a dark evening / morning!!!

We have fancy new South Coast Sales Fleece’s that we hope to give away regularly via Facebook and Twitter competitions, So be sure to “LIKE” our page and tell ALL your friends to like our page aswell!!!

I hope to blog again soon and not leave it for so long the next time


The All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships 2013

The All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships 2013


South Coast Sales are delighted to announce our sponsorship of the All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling Championships 2013.

The event this year is being held in the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet, Co. Cork  on Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of May and promises to be a great weekend for all.


How to set up Remote Management for Farho heating

Hi All,
Its been a while since we have had a chance to post here so, to help get us back into the swing of it I am going to show how to set up the remote management for the Farho Xana heaters

Watch the video below where it outlines how to install the Nexho management device. This is a pretty straight forward step in the process, having an ipad or a device with the app helps greatly.

This step is tricky and what makes it worse is that home users have different firewalls depending on your Internet provider. If you have kids in the house of a suitable age they can help with this, the work here is the same as most people have done to get an Xbox or PlayStation working over the Internet.

Find your firewall login page, you firewall is the same as your router that the ISP gives you.
It will be a box connected to phone line normally Netgear or some brand, sky or Eircom box.
The IP of the router can be go from your local PC (it is normally your gateway). Typically
Connect to the router / firewall @

Login – if you have lost this it might be written on the back of you router or you can reset or your ISP will have sent it to you.
After login you need to add a service (might be called port on old firewalls)

Be careful of the following.
Make sure you know what IP your Nexho gets (by default it it
Make sure you add a rule for both UDP & TCP to allow the Nexho service (port 6653)
Allow traffic from the Internet to the Nexho only !!!! Be carefull not to allow to other devices or to your internal network.

Important Update !!
After you have the firewall / router configured open the Nexho app on your iphone or ipad & perform these steps.

open the app
click on the icon at the TOP LEFT
You will be asked for a password, the default is nexho
click on communications
click “send data to another application”
click “resynchronize installation”
Make sure you click on “set time”
the settime is important to sync your rads so they go aff at the right time.

Hope this helps !!!
But if it doesn’t, just give us a call at 021 4346143 and we can go through the details over the phone, or send out a sales rep

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

Happy 2013 everybody!!!
Well, We have returned to work this morning. There wasn’t too many tears although looking around, there are plenty of tired heads!!!
We are looking forward to the next 12 months. We are improving our range of products and services all the time and hopefully we will have something to suit everyone!


How to program a Farho Heater

The video below details how to program a Farho heater.

Farho Electric Heaters – Heat where you want, when you want , at a price you can afford


Choosing a heating system is not easy and it should always meet the most demanding criteria, not only in terms of safety but also in ecology and economy.
Heat on Demand. The most important characteristic of this product is its flexibility when heating a house, office or property. You will be able to have the heat you want, when you want and where you want. The aim of the Farho system is to satisfy each individual member of a family or office allowing not only a personalised heating system, but a system that can be 100% controlled.
The XANA PLUS XP is the final word in comfort. It combines high performance features with user friendliness with an easy to operate control panel every day is fully controllable.
In programming mode, the desired temperature can be set in up to six independent operating periods for each day of the week. Twin probe technology has been designed enabling an accurate temperature reading for the temperature in question.
Fitted with cutting edge wireless control without any need for either wires or building work, the XANA XP can be controlled individually or by PC or tablet. This enables you to control all the radiators in any part of your home or workplace.
All Farho heaters come with a 10 year guarantee and are maintenance free.
The XP range can help to substantially reduce overall running costs in residential and commercial applications.
The FARHO range is the perfect system for those who want a better control of their living in order to achieve better energy efficiency


For more details on the Farho range visit


National Ploughing Championships 2012

25th – 27th September 2012

New Ross, Co Wexford

The run up to the 2012 National Ploughing Championship was a very busy time here at SCS. This year would be our biggest year yet at the championships and we wanted to do it right.

We were like an army in our precision and attention to detail!!

We sent advance teams to Wexford in the days before the ploughing to scan the landscape and organise our plan of action!!  A replica of our stand was measured out and set up in a storage warehouse in Cork, just to make sure we got everything right.  Lists of products to bring were made. Lists of what furniture to bring were made. Lists of what staff to bring were made. Lists of what Posters, flyers, signs and stands that had to be designed and printed and made were done up. Lists of what sweets, chocolate and biscuits needed were made (a lot of detail went into that one!!).

After weeks of planning we finally set off on Monday the 24th in a convoy from Cork containing approx. 25 staff and numerous vehicles of various descriptions and went straight to the site to set everything up.  Everyone had a job to do. And they did it. Again, we were like a machine we were so organised. TV’s were set up around the stand all ready to show video clips of the various products in action. The heaters were set up, ready to show them at their best (and of course to keep the chill out of the air). We had lights everywhere, LED floodlights and spots in a specially made display case. We were very impressed with ourselves!!

It‘s just a shame the NPA hadn’t realised that we had confirmed we would need electricity for our stand!!!!  After the initial panic though, they sorted everything out and we were 100% ready for the 2012 National Ploughing Championships.

For this year’s championships we were displaying a vast range of our Philmac Fittings, High Flow float valves (RXP Valve) , Plumbing Products and our Brass Fittings range.  We also demonstrated our new Holesaw’s from ProFit , our exciting range of electric heaters from Farho, which are an alternative to storage heating and also a range of energy efficient LED lights.

Peter Kerstens from our Holesaw supplier ProFit travelled from Amsterdam and spent the three days doing demos on the product.  In fairness to him he always pulled a crowd, and anyone that may have been any way sceptical about the quality of the product at the beginning were blown away by the end of the demonstration!!!  They were amazed at the speed of the multi purpose  going  through wood,  the Dry Diamond going through porcelain and ceramic tiles, BUT their jaws dropped and they could only shake their heads in disbelief as the Endura Holesaw cut through RSJ with ease and ALL WITH ONLY A BATTERY DRILL!!  Peter not only demonstrated the products but also provided entertainment in doing so.  Over the course of the three days we had a lot of return visitors bringing friends or colleagues with them to see the Holesaw!   Our initial plan was not to sell any of the products at the show but was overrun with customers wanting to purchase there and then.

Lorna from our sales office using the ProFit Holesaw.

Lorna from our sales office using the ProFit Holesaw.

The weather may have been a bit of a downer for this year’s championships (and we won’t mention the traffic) but overall we had a very enjoyable and productive experience.   It was a long 3 days and although we were fairly tired by the end of it, we were thrilled with the response we got and we want to thank everyone who visited our stand, and for those who couldn’t make it, well, we hope to see ye all next year!!

Roll on Ratheniska, Co. Laois in 2013


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