Max Sherman is a retired 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.
Durable Airtightness in Single-Family Dwellings: Field Measurements and Analysis. 2015. LBNL-1005748. .
Advanced Controls for Residential Whole-House Ventilation Systems. 2014. LBNL-6882E. .
Duct Leakage Repeatability Testing. 2014. LBNL-175563. .
"Estimates of Uncertainty in multi-zoned air leakage measurements." International Journal of Ventilation (2014). LBNL-6582E. .
"Formaldehyde Transfer in Residential Energy Recovery Ventilators." Building and Environment (2014). LBNL-6580E. .
Houses are Dumb without Smart Ventilation. 2014. LBNL-6747E. .
"Blower-door techniques for measuring interzonal leakage." Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XII International Conference 2013. LBNL-6885. .
"Impacts of Contaminant Storage on Indoor Air Quality: Model Development." Atmospheric Environment 72 (2013) 41-49. LBNL-6114E. .
"Applying Large Datasets to Developing a Better Understanding of Air Leakage Measurement in Homes." International Journal of Ventilation 11.4 (2013) 323-338. LBNL-1005795. .