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.



Sherman, Max H.. "More Input offered on 62.2P." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 2, no. 3 (2001): 15.
Wray, Craig P., and Max H. Sherman. Residential Commissioning to Assess Envelope and HVAC System Performance In Proceedings of the ASHRAE/DOE/BTECC Thermal Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings VIII, Clearwater Beach, FL. ASHRAE, Atlanta, GA, 2001.
Sherman, Max H.. "The Standard 62.2 Review." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 2, no. 1 (2001): 12.
Sherman, Max H., and David A. Jump. "Thermal Conservation in Buildings." In CRC Handbook of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, 6.92-120. CRC Press, 2001.


Sherman, Max H.. ASHRAE’s Residential Ventilation Standard: Exegesis of Proposed Standard 62.2 In ASHRAE-CIBSE Symposium. Proceedings ASHRAE-CIBSE Symposium. Dublin, Ireland, 2000. Download: PDF (1.12 MB)
Walker, Iain S., and Max H. Sherman. "Assessing the Longevity of Residential Duct Sealants." Durability of Building and Construction Sealants, (A.T. Wolf Ed.) (2000): 71-86.
Siegel, Jeffrey A., Iain S. Walker, and Max H. Sherman. Delivering Tons to the Register: Energy Efficient Design and Operation of Residential Cooling System In Proceedings of the ACEEE Summer Study 2000, Pacific Grove, CA. Vol. 1. American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington, DC, 2000. Download: PDF (105.7 KB)
Sherman, Max H.. "IAQ Proposals for Houses." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 1, no. 4 (2000): 1-3.