Asphalt Pavement Embodied Carbon Tool
This website provides the updates and deliverables for asPECT which has been produced as a result of the 2008-11 Collaborative Research Programme. Collaborative research is a joint initiative of the Highways Agency, Mineral Products Association, Refined Bitumen Association and TRL Limited. The project was further endorsed by the Waste & Resources Action Programme and Adept.
asPECT provides a methodology to calculate the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions or ‘carbon footprint’ of asphalt used in highways. The project has the following deliverables: