Emission Calculators

If you plan to install new equipment, or have installed new equipment and are not sure if you need an air construction approval or permit, you can use these calculators to help determine your potential to emit (PTE). Additionally all applications for construction approval, permits or operating permits must be submitted through the Kansas Environmental Information Management System (KEIMS).

Potential to Emit Calculation Spreadsheets

Access PTE tools (in Microsoft Excel format) designed to assist your facility in estimating its PTE from various operations including the following:

  • Abrasive blasting
  • Air curtain incinerators 
  • Boilers and furnaces
  • Engines
  • Grain elevators
  • Hemp processing  
  • Painting and coating
  • Plasma/laser cutting
  • Welding

Class II Permit-by-Rule Calculators

If your facility operates under a Class II permit-by-rule, these recordkeeping/reporting tools (in Microsoft Excel format) may be useful to you. Access the tools, including brief tutorials for each

Rolling 12-month Calculator for General Sources

If your permit contains limitations on hours of operation, material usage/production, fuel usage or other numerical limits, and must maintain a record of the 12-month consecutive total or consecutive average of actual operational parameters, you may find this tool useful. Access the calculator, including a brief tutorial for its use

VOC Calculator for Wyandotte and Johnson County

Sources located in Johnson and Wyandotte counties have certain requirements related to VOC-emission limitations and recordkeeping found in K.A.R. 28-19-73.