Information for Code Officials

Study shows Diamond Piers resisting the negative effects of frost heave in 99.7% of installations 

Download the Frost StudyWe collected performance data to include over 95,000 Diamond Pier installations over a 10-year period, statistically showing the Diamond Pier’s ability to achieve equivalent or better performance in frost zone areas compared to a prescriptive code compliant concrete footing.

Click on the icon to the left to download your free copy of the study.

Pin Foundations, Inc. (PFI) advocates for a proper plan review process and greatly appreciates the professional relationship we have with the building code industry.

PFI is committed to providing the industry with the highest quality standards regarding manufacturing processes, quality control procedures, code compliance regulations, professional training and communication to the builder, and strong customer support to the homeowner. We recognize the importance of a strong base of communication between municipalities and PFI. This communication process services the common goal of keeping the homeowner and contractor safe, and helps PFI enforce proper procedures when installing the Diamond Pier product.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding code compliance of the Diamond Pier product, site-specific conditions that may affect the installation of the Diamond Pier product, or questions regarding an installation that may not have been installed properly.

PFI is available to present product knowledge seminars for your municipality, local Chapter groups or state and regional conferences.

Diamond Pier foundations are compliant with the 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018 and 2021 IRC and the Wisconsin UDC.


See How It Works

Want a closer look at the technology behind the Diamond Pier foundation? Check out this video to see how it works!

Also, please feel free to contact us with your questions!



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