The expert recommended making sure appliances are switched off at the wall, turning off lights and closing curtains when dusk arrives can all play their part in making a living area more environmentally-friendly.
She said of the practices: "[They] may seem insignificant, but when brought together can make a difference."
Getting cavity walls and lofts adequately insulated can also make a notable contribution, Ms Wardrobe added.
Her comments come after the British Gas Home Energy Report 2011 from the Centre for Economics and Business Research showed gas use fell by nearly a fifth among Brits between 2006 and 2010.
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