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Welcome to E&H Building Contractors

E&H Building Contractors specialise in building low-energy Scandinavian-style timber frame homes in Shetland. We are pioneers of energy efficient construction methods and designs, so you can be sure we will seek environmentally-minded, eco-friendly solutions to any of your house building, heating or ventilation issues.

Please take a look at our award-winning projects and designs, then contact us so we can build a home for you best suited to Shetland and today’s strained environment.

Our Services

House Building

Our experienced team offers a wide range of house-building services, from design to build to ready-made, from private homes to housing projects. Read more ...

Heating and Ventilation Services

We focus on providing sustainable, low-energy solutions to heating and ventilation issues, and can also take care of any standard plumbing requirements. Read more ...

Timber and Building Supplies

From our Tingwall base (ten minutes from Lerwick) we provide a wide range of timber and building supplies at competitive prices. Read more ...



  • Award-Winning Extension

    Award-Winning Extension

    Taking a creative approach allowed us to deliver a large living space, resulting in a Master Builder of the Year 2004 award.

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  • Scottish Longhouse Holiday Home

    Scottish Longhouse Holiday Home

    Contemporary designed home, inspired by the traditional Scottish longhouse.

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  • First Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) Home In The UK

    First Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) Home In The UK

    In 2000 we were the first UK builder to build a Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) home in the UK.

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  • Fish Farm buildings made entirely from Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

    Fish Farm Buildings Made Entirely From Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

    Keen to maximise building strength, super energy efficiency and floor space, a fish farming organisation commissioned office and factory buildings to be made entirely from SIPs.

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  • The builders involved us in every stage of the project and their attention to detail was exceptional. — E&H Building Contractors Ltd customer
  • We believe this to be a job of superb quality. Communication with the homeowner is a major strength of this builder and he has taken time to advise the client the best way to maximise a return on space. — Master Builder of the Year judges
E&H Heating and Ventilation

We provide sustainable, low-energy solutions to all heating and ventilation issues.

Visit our Heating and Ventilation website to find out more...

Benders Roof Tiles
Viking Window
  • Federation of Master Builders logo
  • National House Bulding Council logo
  • ISO 14001 certified
  • ISO 9001 certified
  • ISO 45001 certified