New Finnish Guideline on Frost Protection

Henry Gustavsson, Seppo Saarelainen

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Specific guidelines for various structured on ground, open to outdoor temperatures, have been compiled in Finland since late 70’ies. They have been updated since publication several times. They differed slightly as well on the climate parameters as on the soils description. In 2011, effort was started to harmonise the common soil description and climatic conditions and to edit different codes of practice into one reference publication suitable to the basis of national building and infrastructure standards.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2019
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventInternational Symposium on Cold Regions Development - Oulu, Finland
Duration: 17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019
Conference number: 12


ConferenceInternational Symposium on Cold Regions Development
Abbreviated titleISCORD


  • frost protection, frost heave, building foundations, infrastructure, code of practice, Finland.


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