Elementary School „Aleksa Šantić“ Banja Luka

Elementary School „Aleksa Šantić“ Banja Luka

The intended use of the facility is a public educational institution – elementary school.

The facility is of a free-standing, permanent type, solid construction and with number of floors LF+GF+1, “T-shaped”.

The main part of the building containing classrooms and administrative premises was built in 1953 and another part containing the gymnasium, dressing rooms and ancillary premises was built additionally in 1963.

The total net floor area of the facility is 1,980.00 m2, whereas the total number of users on annual level is 681.

Before implementation of energy efficient measures, average indoor temperature in the facility was around 17.5°C, whereas after performed retrofits, indoor temperature has reached the projected 20°C.

The following energy efficiency measures have been implemented within the facility of Elementary School “Aleksa Šantić”

Implemented energy efficiency measures

  • external walls thermal insulation
  • replacement of external windows and doors
  •  roof cover replacement
  • thermal insulation of attic structure and flat roof
  • lighting system renewal
  • heating system retrofitting (installation of thermostatic valves, heat pumps and other)


  • reduction of energy consumption
  • reduction of CO2 emissions
  • reduction of energy overhead costs
  • increase of comfort indoors
  • raising awareness on importance of energy efficiency

The total energy savings expected on annual level are around 55%.