Guidance & Emission Calculators for Air Permits

Guidance Tools

Our emission calculators provide sector industry-specific assistance in calculating emissions estimates from common air pollutants, such as VOC's, PM, PM10.  These calculated emissions help determine what type of air permit is needed. Listed below various industrial category calculators to help determine your emissions. Also provided are compliance assistance tools, such as reporting and recordkeeping tools, to help you to comply with permit requirements.

Industry Specific Assistance

Air Emission Calculators

(BAQ does not guarantee the accuracy or appropriateness of this information. Emission factor sources are subject to revision or correction. It is the permittee's responsibility to verify the accuracy of the information. BAQ is not liable for errors or omissions.)

  • Fuel Combustion Calculator This spreadsheet calculates Criteria Pollutant emissions from combustion sources using emission factors.
  • Asphalt Calculator This spreadsheet helps calculate a facility's potential to emit for asphalt plants.
  • Concrete Batch Calculator This spreadsheet helps calculate a facility's potential to emit for Concrete Batching Operations.
  • VOC, HAP Calculator This spreadsheet calculates VOC and HAP emissions using a material balance.
  • Surface Finishing Calculator This spreadsheet calculates PM, PM10, PM2.5, VOC and HAP emissions from paints, solvents, glues, etc. using a material balance.
  • Woodworking (Throughput) Calculator This spreadsheet calculates PM, PM10, and PM2.5 emissions from various wood working equipment based on process throughput rates and emission factors.
  • Woodworking (Waste) Calculator (pdf) * This calculator calculates PM, PM10, and PM2.5 emissions using the amount of waste collected and the capture efficiency of waste collection devices.

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Air Compliance Tools

Air Compliance Tools (BAQ does not guarantee the accuracy or appropriateness of this information. Emission factor sources are subject to revision or correction. It is the permittee's responsibility to verify the accuracy of the information. BAQ is not liable for errors or omissions.)

Autobody

  • DHEC Self-Certification Checklist (pdf) This self-certification workbook for Autobody Repair Shops explains the regulations that apply to your shop, and how to make sure you are complying with them.
  • DHEC Self-Certification Workbook (pdf) This workbook explains the air quality standards that apply to your shop and how to make sure you are complying with them. The workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the accompanying self-certification checklist and can also be used as a reference for your shop.

Concrete Batch

Woodworking

Reporting Calculators

(BAQ does not guarantee the accuracy or appropriateness of this information. Emission factor sources are subject to revision or correction. It is the permittee's responsibility to verify the accuracy of the information. BAQ is not liable for errors or omissions.)

Asphalt

Cotton Gin

Air Guidance & Permitting Tools

Guidance

Exemption Tools

Relocation Tools

Construction Permit Tools

PSD Construction Permit Tools

Public Notice Tools

Title V Guidance

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