You know what I love? How on-topic your posts always are.All well and good, but take a look at his chart. The US average is 832 sq ft / person. You are right at the US average at 1600 sq ft, you're not in a small house. See what he wants you to do? Shrink that footprint. According to Europeans you should only have 670 sq feet total. You think that won't hurt your quality of life?