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.

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

Publications

2006

Sherman, Max H.. "Over-ventilating in Hot, Humid Climates." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 7, no. 1 (2006): 1-4.
Price, Phillip N., and Max H. Sherman. Ventilation Behavior and Household Characteristics in New California Houses. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. Download: PDF (1.41 MB)
Walker, Iain S., and Max H. Sherman. Ventilation requirements in hot, humid climates In 15th Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot Humid Climates. Vol. Codes, ESL-HH-06/. Orlando, FL: Florida Solar Energy Center and Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University, 2006. Download: 

2005

Walker, Iain S., and Max H. Sherman. "Duct Tape and Sealant Performance." ASHRAE Journal 47 (2005): 34-41.
Sherman, Max H.. Houses Need to Breathe…Right?. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005.
Wray, Craig P., Richard C. Diamond, and Max H. Sherman. Rationale For Measuring Duct Leakage Flows in Large Commercial Buildings In 26th AIVC International Conference. Brussels, Belgium, 21-23 September 2005, 2005. Download: PDF (174.33 KB)

2004

Sherman, Max H.. ASHRAE's first residential ventilation standard In Buildings IX Conference, SP-95. ASHRAE, Atlanta, GA, 2004. Download: 

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