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.
Energy Performance Assessment of Ventilation Systems in Korean Apartments with Radiant Floor Heating: Final Report. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report to GREX Electronics Co. Ltd., 2011. .
"A Method to Estimate the Chronic Health Impact of Air Pollutants in U.S. Residences." Environmental Health Perspectives 120.2 (2011) 216-222. LBNL-5267E. .
"Preliminary Analysis of U.S. Residential Air Leakage Database v.2011." 2011 32nd AIVC Conference and 1st TightVent Conference: Towards Optimal Airtightness Performance 2011. LBNL-5552E. .
"Why We Ventilate." 2011 32nd AIVC Conference and 1st Tightvent Conference. Brussels, Belgium, 2011. LBNL-5093E. .
"Optimization of Occupancy Based Demand Controlled Ventilation in Residences." International Journal of Ventilation 10.1 (2011) 49-60. LBNL-4997E. .
"Derivation of Equivalent Continuous Dilution for Cyclic, Unsteady Driving Forces." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54.11-12 (2011) 2696-2702. LBNL-4558E. .
"Hazard Assessment of Chemical Air Contaminants Measured in Residences." Indoor Air 21.2 (2011) 92-109. LBNL-3650E. .
"Meeting Residential Ventilation Standards Through Dynamic Control of Ventilation Systems." Energy and Buildings 43.8 (2011) 1904-1912. LBNL-4591E. .
"Assessment of Indoor Air Quality Benefits and Energy Costs of Mechanical Ventilation." Proceedings of the 2011 32nd AIVC Conference and 1st Tightvent Conference, Toward Optimal Airtightness Performance. Brussels, Belgium, 2011. LBNL-4945E. .
"Energy and air quality implications of passive stack ventilation in residential buildings." ACEEE 16th Biennial Summer Study. Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, 2011. LBNL-4589E. .