United States Permafrost Association

Dmitry Streletskiy
President Elect
John Zarling
Past President
Thomas Douglas
Susan Wilson
Gerald Frost
Board Members
Cathy Wilson
John Thornley
IPA Representative
Fritz Nelson
Thomas Krzewinski
PYRN Representative:
Matthew Whitley

US Permafrost Association
PO Box 750141
Fairbanks, AK
Ph: 302-831-0852
Fax 302-831-6654

Frozen Ground
Frozen Ground 2018

USPA Permafrost Engineering Education Program (PEEP) - PTF

The Permafrost Technology Foundation (PTF) is incorporated within the State of Alaska as a nonprofit corporation for the purpose of developing solutions to permafrost problems. Its goals are to develop practical, real-world solutions for permafrost foundation problems; test designs on buildings that suffer from permafrost distress; and to disseminate information about solutions to homeowners, builders, engineers, bankers, Realtors, and regulatory groups.

Permafrost Technology Foundation (PTF): Reports

Design Manual for Stabilizing Foundations on Permafrost
July 2001

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Design Manual for New Foundations on Permafrost
September 2000

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Operation and Maintenance Manual For The Foundation Stabilization Using A Heat Pump Cooling System At 728 Constitution Drive Fairbanks, Alaska