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.

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Chan, Wanyu R., Jeffrey Joh, and Max H. Sherman. "Analysis of Air Leakage Measurements of US Houses." Energy and Buildings (2013): 616-625. Download: PDF (585.74 KB)
Walker, Iain S., Max H. Sherman, Jeffrey Joh, and Wanyu R. Chan. "Applying Large Datasets to Developing a Better Understanding of Air Leakage Measurement in Homes." International Journal of Ventilation 11, no. 4 (2013): 323-338. Download: PDF (874.68 KB)
Hult, Erin L., Max H. Sherman, and Iain S. Walker. Blower-door techniques for measuring interzonal leakage In Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XII International Conference. Buildings XII Proceedings. Clearwater Beach, Florida: ASHRAE, 2013. Download: PDF (988.23 KB)
Sherman, Max H., and Erin L. Hult. "Impacts of Contaminant Storage on Indoor Air Quality: Model Development." Atmospheric Environment 72 (2013): 41-49. Download: PDF (1.5 MB)