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 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

By clicking on the link above you will access PTE tools (in Microsoft Excel format) designed to assist your facility in estimating its potential to emit (PTE) from various operations including the following:

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

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. By clicking the link above you will 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. By clicking the link above you will 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. 28-19-273.