Jean Kelleher of Kelleher Real Estate has become the first Island broker to be awarded the National Association of Realtors’ new green designation. She completed a course giving participants comprehensive knowledge of green homes and buildings and issues of sustainability.

Ms. Kelleher was trained in understanding what makes a property green, to help clients evaluate the cost/benefit of green building practices, rating systems and how to help consumers understand the options for making their homes more energy efficient.

Kelleher Real Estate has Energy Savers booklets created by the U.S. Department of Energy, featuring tips for saving energy and money at home, including home electronics, gas mileage tips and renewable energy options at home. Anyone who would like a booklet (while they last) may call 508-693-8000.