United States Permafrost Association

Cathy Wilson
President Elect
John Thornley
Past President
John Zarling
Susan Wilson
Peppi Croft
Board Members
Torsten Mayrberger
Jessica Ernakovich
Michelle Walvoord
Anna Wagner
PYRN Representative:
Helena Bergstedt
IPA Executive Committee
Frederick "Fritz" Nelson
IPA Representative
Kevin Schaefer
Ed Yarmak

US Permafrost Association
PO Box 750141
Fairbanks, AK

Frozen Ground
Frozen Ground 2019

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