The environmentalist added that there are other ways in which business energy customers can reduce both their electricity bills and carbon footprint.
She explained: "Things like water coolers and vending machines - at the weekend these things don't need to be on."
The expert added that by using timer switches, businesses can ensure certain devices are off and helping them save "a lot of C02 and energy".
Recent research by the Carbon Trust emphasised the benefits available to companies looking to become more energy efficient.
The body's study found that if a firm reduced its energy use by 20 per cent, it could add the same amount to its profits as a five per cent increase in sales.
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