The following links to grant information, online calculators and other tools can help your business implement clean air practices.
Are you looking to fund your air quality project ideas? The following list of grant opportunities offered by various State and Federal agencies may be useful in beginning your search. Be sure to look through the eligibility information for the specific programs that interest you, as eligibility requirements vary.
There are a multitude of environmental calculators available to determine the environmental impacts of various activities. The following free calculators can assist your organization determine the environmental benefits of environmental improvement activities completed through the Clean Air Indiana Business Challenge, the Clean Air Business Pledge, or any other voluntary effort you may pursue.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has a greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator on the agency’s Web site. The calculator allows the user to input numbers under two options. Option 1 allows the user to enter gallons of gasoline saved, kilowatt-hours of electricity saved, therms of natural gas saved, and passenger vehicles affected per year. Option 2 allows the user to enter amounts of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, perfluorocarbon gases, sulfur hexafluoride, and carbon equivalent to calculate the total carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has online calculation sheets to help small businesses estimate their emissions.
The Center for Clean Products and Clean Technologies has an online Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculator, intended to assist institutional purchasers, including Federal Electronic Challenge program participants, in quantifying the benefits of environmentally sound management of electronic equipment.