01/14/2011 08:49 am ET Updated Sep 28, 2011

11 Small Eco Homes That Live Large (PHOTOS)

From The Daily Green:

These exciting and comfortable designs from the new book "Small Eco Houses" show what's possible, and sustainable, in 1,500 square feet or less. Efficient light bulbs, non-toxic furniture and Energy-Star certified appliances can certainly reduce your family's environmental impact. But as population rises, we have to start paying more attention to the fact that the more dwelling space we provide for each person, the more resources we are going to use.

Click through to see what's possible in a smaller size, selections from this collection of 18 amazing small green homes.

11 Small Eco Homes That Live Large