Trust us, the planet thanks small home owners much more.
Want proof? Consider this: It takes 16,000 pounds of CO2 to power the average-sized home for a year, according to this infographic from TinyHouseBuild. By contrast, it takes just 1,144 pounds of CO2 to power a "tiny" home (a house with the average size of 186-square-feet).
And that's not all -- tiny homes require less lumber, burn less lightbulbs and generate less CO2 from heating and cooling. Take a look below, and have pride in your tiny abode!