Webinar: P2 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Cost Savings Tools
Join the EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention for this free webinar highlighting P2 tools designed to help measure the environmental and economic performance results of pollution prevention activities.
January 16, 2013
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Join this webinar to hear how newly designed tools can demonstrate the unique multi-media perspective that P2 brings to reduce GHG reductions and cost savings. The tools include the following:
- P2 Greenhouse Gas Calculator
The P2 GHG Calculator calculates GHG emission reductions from electricity conservation, green energy, fuel and chemical substitutions with lower GHG-intensities, water conservation and improved materials and process management in the chemical manufacturing sector. This tool will assist program participants in submitting higher-quality data for the program measure and demonstrates the unique multi-media perspective that P2 brings to reduce metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTCO2e).
- P2 Cost Savings Calculator
The P2 Cost Calculator assesses cost savings associated with reduced costs for hazardous inputs in a facility process, reduced costs for handling hazardous waste, reductions in annual air permitting fees that are based on actual emissions, reduced water discharge treatment costs based on gallons discharged, reduced charges for water usage, reduced fuel costs and reduced costs for electricity. Understanding potential cost savings presents a big incentive for action and collaboration to program beneficiaries.
- Gallons to Pounds Converter
This is designed to provide conversions from units commonly encountered in business to units needed for P2 Program measures. It is not uncommon for hazardous materials to be measured in gallons for business purposes – gallons of paint or gallons of waste water, for example. For program purposes, all these gallon measures need to be converted to pounds of hazardous materials for the program measure “pounds of hazardous materials reduced.”
Natalie Hummel and Kathy Davey of the Pollution Prevention Division
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