Methodology Idea Note

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6. Construction

VM0039 v1.0 provides a framework for the quantification of GHG emission reductions associated with the production and installation of Foam Stabilized Base (FSB) and/or asphalt emulsions as substitutes for Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) in road construction projects in the United States. The proposed revision expands the applicability conditions to projects in North America and Europe.


The methodology idea note was submitted by Global Emissionairy, LLC (opens on external site) and is currently at “Step 1: Methodology Idea Note Submission” of the VCS Methodology Development and Review Process, v4.3 (PDF).

Stakeholders interested in collaborating during methodology development or developing projects that this methodology might enable are encouraged to contact Please include Methodology Development ID# M0223 in the subject line.