Max H Sherman

Max Sherman

Residential Building Systems
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3074
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3074B
(510) 486-4022

Max Sherman is a Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with over 30 years of experience in building physics. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Berkeley and is an international expert in air leakage, HVAC, indoor air quality, infiltration, moisture, energy efficiency, and related topics. He is a well-regarded member of ASHRAE having served on the Board of Directors and many technical positions and is currently a Distinguished Lecturer; he is a recipient of ASHRAE’s Exceptional Service Award and ASHRAE’s highest technical award as a Holladay Distinguished Fellow. He has also been elected a Fellow of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He represents the United States on International Energy Agency tasks such as the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center. He serves on national and international committees and editorial boards and does outside consulting.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.



Buchanan, Christopher R., and Max H. Sherman. CFD Simulation of Infiltration Heat Recovery In Proceedings of the 19th AIVC Conference, Oslo, Norway. Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre, Coventry, United Kingdom, 1998. Download: PDF (2.84 MB)
Walker, Iain S., Jeffrey A. Siegel, Karl A. Brown, and Max H. Sherman. Saving Tons at the Register In Proceedings of the 1998 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Effciency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA. Vol. 1. American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington, DC, 1998. Download: PDF (3.34 MB)


Sherman, Max H., and David A. Jump. "Energy Conservation in Buildings." In CRC Handbook of Conservation and Renewable Energy Systems, 269-304. CRC Press, 1997.
Sherman, Max H., and Nance Matson. "Residential Ventilation and Energy Characteristics." ASHRAE Transactions 103, no. 1 (1997): 717-730. Download: PDF (901.94 KB)


Sherman, Max H., and Hal Levin. Renewables in Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality In World Renewable Energy Conference; Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and the Environment. Vol. 1. Pergamon, 1996. Download: PDF (882.14 KB)


Olken, Frank, Evan Mills, Mary Ann Piette, Dale A. Sartor, Stephen E. Selkowitz, and Max H. Sherman. The Role of Building Life-Cycle Information Systems in the Delivery of Energy Services In Proceedings. NIST/EPRI: ATP: Information and Telecommunications for the U.S. Utilities Industry Focused Program Development. Atlanta GA, 1995.

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