Business/Professional Brief

Matthew August Morehouse, associate broker, Realtor and co-owner of Mount Desert Island Real Estate, has recently earned the foremost green designation for real estate professionals, becoming Downeast Maine’s first certified EcoBroker.

The EcoBroker certification program provides a comprehensive green curriculum and advanced training in environmental impact and technologies, energy efficiency and sustainable design.

Morehouse, who holds a bachelor’s degree in the sociology of mass media from Clark University, said, “Rapid technological advancements, the shift to an information-based society, rising energy costs and global awareness have facilitated the green social movement toward ecologically sensitive practices and conscientious land and home stewardship.

“Consumer concern for environmental health, safety and sustainability is one of the only growing sectors of the current economy.”

For more information, contact Morehouse at 244-7011 or e-mail [email protected].

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Nicole Ouellette

Nicole Ouellette

When Nicole isn't giving advice she's completely unqualified to give, she runs an Internet marketing company in Bar Harbor, where she lives with her husband Derrick and their short dog Gidget. She loves young adult novels, cooking and talking French to anyone who'll talk back. [email protected]