The purpose of this document is to describe the quantitative methods to calculate emissions reductions and benefits for the project types outlined in Chapters 4 and 5 of the Community Air Protection Incentives 2019 Guidelines (CAP Guidelines). This document is laid out such that Section B addresses emissions reductions for hexavalent chromium emission reduction projects from Chapter 4 of the CAP Guidelines, and Sections C, D, and E address the calculations for Composite Wood Products, Zero-Emission Lawn and Garden, and Air Filtration project types from Chapter 5, respectively.
Funding for Community Air Protection incentives is appropriated from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). Some projects may require greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions calculations, if applicable, which will be noted in the pertinent section. GHG quantification methodologies are developed in accordance with the Funding Guidelines for Agencies that Administer California Climate Investments and are published at California Climate Investments Quantification, Benefits, and Reporting Materials.