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.
"Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels." Building and Environment 59 (2013) 456–465. LBNL-5889E. .
"Energy Impacts of Envelope Tightening and Mechanical Ventilation for the U.S. Residential Sector." Energy and Building 65 (2013) 281-291. LBNL-6053. .
Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution. Vol. 18. HVAC & R Journal, 2012. LBNL-5795E. .
Air Leakage of US Homes: Regression Analysis and Improvements from Retrofit. 2012. LBNL-5966E. .
Analysis of Air Leakage Measurements from Residential Diagnostics Database. 2012. LBNL-5967E. .
"Philosophy and Approaches for Airtightness Requirements in the USA." International Airtightness Workshop 2012. LBNL-5713E. .
Development of a Residential Integrated Ventilation Controller. 2012. LBNL-5554E. .