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OceanView Funds Friends School Solar Energy Expansion

OceanView proudly continues its partnership with the Friends School of Portland in funding the purchase of an additional 286 solar panels that have been installed atop the school’s new expansion.

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OceanView Initiatives to Reduce Petroleum-Based Plastics on Campus

At OceanView, we lean heavily towards being a green energy retirement community. In every aspect of our community, we prioritize our focus on renewable resources, recycling and composting, reusable products and energy efficiency.

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OceanView Epitomizes Solar-Powered Retirement Living

By Will Byers, ReVision Energy

OceanView at Falmouth harnesses New England’s abundant solar resource to attract new residents, to reduce energy costs and carbon pollution, and to provide year-round comfort in their facilities. Since 2009, they have saved more than $170,000, and eliminated over 1.4 million pounds of carbon pollution.

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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.” Read more

EcoMaine

OceanView Awarded Top Winner in Business Excellence

OceanView at Falmouth was named the top winner in the Business Leadership Category at the ‘eco-Excellence Awards’ held in Portland.
The ‘eco-Excellence Awards’ is an annual program organized by ‘ecomaine’ to recognize individuals, businesses and schools that demonstrate effectiveness in raising awareness, community impact, and ease of replication of their sustainability programs or initiatives. A non-profit, ‘ecomaine’ is a recycling and waste-to-energy operation serving a third of the Maine’s population.

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Lunt Professional Building Solar Panels Operational

The latest addition to our campus’ solar panels came online last month. Placed along the roof of our Lunt Professional Building, the panels went to work right away in helping the environment. Within just the first week of operation, the panels generated 935 Kilowatt Hours!

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WGME

OceanView’s Solar Energy Featured on WCSH News Center

Yesterday, WCSH News Center’s Tory Ryden interviewed Fortunat Mueller of ReVision Energy and OceanView’s Development Project Manager, Chris Wasileski, to learn more about the benefits of being on the forefront of energy alternatives. The segment may be viewed below and complete story HERE. Read more

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WGME’s Dirigo Stories Features OceanView’s “Green” Lifestyle

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 segment below. Read more