Robert C. Brenner

Biography

Robert Brenner is an engineer, consultant, college professor, historical genealogist, and professional speaker with extensive experience in research and information publishing. A retired naval officer with distinguished service in both nuclear submarines and microelectronic research and development, he holds a bachelor's degree (BSEE) and two master's degrees (MSEE, MSSM). He was recognized a Very High Speed Integrated Circuit (VHSIC) microelectronics pioneer by the DOD and served four years in R&D at TRW after a 23-year Navy career.

He is the author of 56 books including Going Solar: a Homeowner’s Experience, Power Up! The Smart Guide to Home Solar Power: How to Make a Wise Solar Investment, How to Construct (and Use) the 45W Harbor Freight Solar Kit, Supernatural & Strange Happenings in the Bible, and Supernatural & Strange Happenings in the Family. In addition, he has written over 275 articles including over 50 articles for Survival Life.com and Survivorpedia.

He taught computer technology and engineering subjects at the community college, university, and graduate school levels and has been a guest speaker at over 50 national conferences and symposiums. He is an avid supporter of solar technology and learns by doing. A futurist, he enjoys the challenge of research and is currently sharing his findings through his writing and public presentations. Professor Brenner can be reached at brennerbooks@san.rr.com.

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Supernatural and Strange Happenings in the Family
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
This book describes over 140 paranormal and strange events and incidents experienced by members of my family. No attempt has been made to embellish what they described. This is what they feel actually happened to them—and it’s all supernatural.
Solar Power: How to Construct (and Use) the 45W Harbor Freight Solar Kit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
The best way to learn about solar is to make your own kit and watch it work. Build a solar power generator that you can take anywhere and never be without electrical power. Understand and maximize your use of solar power to run electrical devices even when grid power is unavailable.
Survive a Power Outage: Emergency Lighting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Lighting
Emergency Lighting explains light, where it comes from and how to measure it. Then it covers all the sources of light: candles, firelight, flashlights, lanterns, and solar light from the sun. The book explains how to determine how much light you need, what kind of lighting is best, and how long those batteries will last in an emergency. Charts, tables, and photos provide personal options for you.
Power Up! The Smart Guide to Home Solar Power: How to Make a Wise Solar Investment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How would you like a $2 monthly electric bill? Here's how. Author Robert Brenner explains how to determine your power needs, select the right-sized system, find vendors, get proposals, analyze bids, select the best solar installer, fund the project, make milestone payments, and evaluate results. Three actual installation jobs are described (with photos) including savings on electrical bills.
Solar Case Study: 7.4 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 99% by purchasing a 7.4 kW solar power generator for his home.
Solar Case Study: 6.4 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 90% by purchasing a 6.4 kW distributed inverter solar power generator for his home.
Solar Case Study: 5.0 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 96% by installing a 5 kW solar power generator.
Pricing Tactics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Techniques for maximizing profit. How small business owners thrive during any economic condition. Covers how to price services, raising prices, cutting prices, price specials, calculating sales needed to make price changes work, best ways to handle price increases, how much you can raise prices, handling price objections, stealth pricing, bottom price feeders and when to turn down work.

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