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How the Amphion consortium is monitoring continuous improvements
Innovation stage Technology Process Site size (units) Adjusted base cost (£/m2)* Construction
speed (weeks)
Quality achieved Contractor profitability
1 Cassette roofs Project partnering 28 770 (out-turn) 40 Good Yes (1-2%)
2 Platform panels in lieu of balloon-frame technology; lightweight cladding PPC2000 17 735 (contract sum) 36 Better Not known
3 Factory-fixed windows and doors Increased speed on sites; corporate deals with supply chain 84 700 (estimate) 51 Expected to be much better Not known
* Examples based on sites committed to the Amphion programme. Construction cost at 1Q2000 prices based on south-east England. Costs include external works and external services.