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.
"Infiltration in ASHRAE’s Residential Ventilation Standards." ASHRAE Transactions 115 (2009) 887-896. LBNL-1220E. .
"Analysis of Residential Hybrid Ventilation Performance in U.S. Climates." AIVC Conference 2009. .
"Final Report on Residential Integrated Ventilation Energy Controller." Energy Innovations Small Grant 55044A (2009). .
Air Distribution Effectiveness for Residential Mechanical Ventilation: Simulation and Comparison of Normalized Exposures. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-2021E. .
"Measured Air Distribution Effectiveness for Residential Mechanical Ventilation Systems." ASHRAE HVAC&R Research Journal 15.2 (2009) 211-230. LBNL-303E. .
Ozone Reductions Using Residential Building Envelopes. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-1563E. .
Residential Integrated Ventilation Energy Controller. Sacramento, CA: California Energy Commission, 2009. LBNL-5401E. .
"Air Leakage of US Homes." 2008: 333-340. LBNL-62078R. .
"Multizone Age-of-Air Analysis." Int. J. Ventilation 7.3 (2008) 159-167. LBNL-63193. .
"Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning: Recent Advances in Diagnostics and Controls to Improve Air-Handling System Performance." American Institute of Physics, AIP Conference Proceedings 1044 2008: 149-162. LBNL-317E. .