Committed to Sustainability

Top Winner for Business Leadership
at “eco-Excellence Awards”


OceanView was named the top winner in the Business Leadership Category at the “eco-Excellence Awards” held in Portland.

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Environmental Leadership Award
From Institute for Family-Owned Business



Each year, the Institute for Family-Owned Business hosts the Maine Family Business Awards to recognize businesses throughout Maine for their continued growth and success. In this video, OceanView at Falmouth accepts the HUB/Norton Insurance and Financial Services Environmental Leadership Award at the 2017 Maine Family Business Awards.


Solar Electric Vehicle Charger On Campus


Continuing in line with OceanView’s Commitment to Sustainability, a new Electric Vehicle Charger has been installed on our campus, powered by solar energy. Barry Woods, Director of Electric Vehicle Innovation at ReVision Energy, says, “As we continue to see more electric vehicles come on the roads, there will be a real need to provide infrastructure to accommodate the increasing need for charging stations. Maine also has the highest usage of oil per capita than any other state, so finding energy alternatives is crucial in chipping-away at that number. Between all the solar installations and now this vehicle charger, OceanView really is ahead of the curve.”


Maine Sunday Telegram Features OceanView’s
Environmentally-Friendly Retirement Lifestyle



The Maine Sunday Telegram’s Source section featured an article on the growing trend of environmentally friendly retirement communities. Portland Press Herald Staff Writer Meredith Goad writes: OceanView may be the most environmentally friendly retirement community in Maine! Read what OceanView residents Bill and Margot Gatchell had to say in the full article here: http://www.pressherald.com/2016/04/24/going-green-in-the-golden-years/


OceanView’s “Green” Lifestyle
Featured on WGME’s Dirigo Stories



WGME News Channel 13 stopped by to interview OceanView residents and staff to learn more about the benefits of a “green” retirement lifestyle. View the “Dirigo Stories” segment above.


The Right Mix: Envisioning Our Energy Future
Panel Discussion



Tomorrow’s energy mix will be much different than today’s. On June 8th, 2016, OceanView convened industry experts in utility regulation, solar, natural gas, propane and oil for a panel discussion.

Moderated by Jennifer Rooks, host of Maine Calling on MPBN, the panelists were Fortunat Mueller, Founder of Revision Energy; Claudette Townsend, Director of New Products and Services at Dead River; and Tony Buxton, Chair of the Energy Group at Preti Flaherty, LLP.

James McCarthy of Mainebiz attended the event and covered it in an article viewable on their website.


OceanView’s Solar Energy Fetured on WCSH


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WCSH News Channel 6 Meteorologist Keith Carson stopped by OceanView to learn more about our use of solar energy on campus and why Maine is actually one of the best places to utilize it. View the story HERE.