EMIS is a national web application for monitoring, analysis and verifying of energy and water consumption data and savings in public sector buildings.
EMIS provides a transparent overview and control of energy and water consumption in all public sector buildings and thus it is inevitable tool for sustainable energy management. Data contained in EMIS are used for many energy performance calculations, analysis and continuous oversight and control of energy usage. This enables easier understanding of how and where we consume energy and water in a particular building, the comparison of individual buildings with other similar buildings, as well as identifying unwanted, excessive and irrational energy and water usage. EMIS greatly simplifies the process of sustainable energy management in public buildings because it allows easy access to data on energy and water consumption, enables easy graphical and tabular display and print of the data. This leads to easier identification of potential measures of energy efficiency improvements, development of local energy efficiency improvement plans, implementation of projects that deliver energy and financial savings and at the end to monitoring and verification of achieved results.In addition to embedded analytical functions, EMIS allows data export in other forma. For each building of the public sector Energy managers responsible for energy management gather and enter relevant data and information in EMIS. Once the data is in the system, EMIS application enables easy access by log in from any computer with Internet access by typing your own user name and password.

Resources needed

Budget for required hardware and software infrastructure for EMIS implementation is around €22.000. Budget for knowledge transfer and support is around €16.000. Yearly maintenance budget is around €48.800. Additional development is shared by all countries currently using EMIS.

Evidence of success

Established base for continuous and systematic energy management in Croatia. Established valuable public real-estate database. Established sustainable energy management assigned personnel database. Defined sustainable energy management structure on national, regional and local level.
Overall energy savings of 1059,55 TJ for period of 2014 to 2016. Annual average savings of 6,81% of overall consumption in public sector buildings.
Saved 294.319.074 kWh of energy, 100.475 tCO2 and 51.963.023€.

Difficulties encountered

Highest level institution must be actively engaged, project implementation unit has to be motivated and proactive despite slow reactions of other counterparts, and has to apply adaptive management in order to efficiently reply to changes in project environment.

Potential for learning or transfer

EMIS could be transferred to other countries. Currently used/installed in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Russia and Turkey. Presented to be instaled to Albania, Romania and Ukrainia.

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Main institution
Ministry of Contruction and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Croatia
Jadranska Hrvatska, Croatia (Hrvatska)
Start Date
January 2006
End Date


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