Max H Sherman

Max Sherman

Residential Building Systems Group
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.

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Sherman, Max H.. Air Leakage of US Homes. 12th ed. Vol. 3. Proceedings 29th AIVC Conference, Kyoto 3. Kyoto, Japan: INIVE eeig, Brussels, Belgium, 2008.
Walker, Iain S., and Max H. Sherman. "Energy implications of meeting ASHRAE Standard 62.2." ASHRAE Transactions 114 (2008): 505-516.
Wray, Craig P., Max H. Sherman, Iain S. Walker, Darryl J. Dickerhoff, and Clifford C. Federspiel. Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning: Recent Advances in Diagnostics and Controls to Improve Air-Handling System Performance In American Institute of Physics, AIP Conference Proceedings 1044. Physics of Sustainable Energy- Using Energy Efficiently and Producing it Renewably. Berkeley, CA: Melville, New York, 2008.
Sherman, Max H.. "Multizone Age-of-Air Analysis." Int. J. Ventilation 7, no. 3 (2008): 159-167.
Sherman, Max H.. On The Valuation of Infiltration towards Meeting Residential Ventilation Needs. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. Download: PDF (719.8 KB)


Sherman, Max H., and Jennifer A. McWilliams. Air Leakage of U.S. Homes: Model Prediction In Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings. Clearwater Beach, FL: U.S. DOE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2007.

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