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.
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Parametric System Curves: Correlations Between Fan Pressure Rise and Flow for Large Commercial Buildings. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2010. LBNL-3542E. .
"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. .
"Energy Impact of Residential Ventilation Standards in California." ASHRAE Journal 114 (2008) 482-493. LBNL-61282. .
On The Valuation of Infiltration towards Meeting Residential Ventilation Needs. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-1031E. .
"Air Distribution Effectiveness for Different Mechanical Ventilation Systems." International Journal of Ventilation 6 (2008) 307-314. LBNL-62700. .
"Energy implications of meeting ASHRAE Standard 62.2." ASHRAE Transactions 114 (2008) 505-516. LBNL-62446. .
Summary of Workshop: Barriers to Energy Efficient Residential Ventilation. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-41E. .
"Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II–Practices III–A. LBNL-62182. .
"Review of Residential Ventilation Technologies." HVAC&R Research 13.2 (2007) 325-348. LBNL-57730. .
"Air Leakage of U.S. Homes: Model Prediction." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II-Practices III-A. LBNL-62078. .
Energy impact of residential ventilation norms in the United States. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62341. .
"Efficacy of Intermittent Ventilation for Providing Acceptable Indoor Air Quality." ASHRAE Transactions 111.1 (2006) 93-101. LBNL-56292. .
"Over-ventilating in Hot, Humid Climates." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 7.1 (2006) 1-4. .
Evaluation of existing technologies for meeting residential ventilation requirements. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59998. .
"Ventilation requirements in hot, humid climates." 15th Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot Humid Climates, July 24-26, 2006. Codes, ESL-HH-06/. Orlando, FL: Florida Solar Energy Center and Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University, 2006. LBNL-59889. .
Ventilation Behavior and Household Characteristics in New California Houses. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59620. .