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.
Erin Hult, Henry Willem, Max Sherman
Max Sherman and Nance Matson
Ventilation Behavior and Household Characteristics in New California Houses. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59620. .
Air Tightness of US Homes: Model Development. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59202. .
Review of Literature Related to Residential Ventilation Requirements. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-57236. .
"Duct Tape and Sealant Performance." ASHRAE Journal 47 (2005) 34-41. LBNL-57225. .
"Rationale For Measuring Duct Leakage Flows in Large Commercial Buildings." 26th AIVC International Conference 2005: pp. 83-88. LBNL-58252. .
Houses Need to Breathe…Right?. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-54496. .
Report on Applicability of Residential Ventilation Standards in California. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-58713. .
"Validating and Improving the DeltaQ Duct Leakage Test." ASHRAE Transactions 110 - Pt. 2 (2005) 741-751. LBNL-53959. .
"Next Steps for 62.2." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 5.1 (2004) 1-3. .
"Why We Ventilate Our Houses – An Historical Look." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 22-27, 2004 2004: 241-250. LBNL-55107. .
"ASHRAE's New Residential Ventilation Standard." ASHRAE Journal 46 (2004) 149-156. LBNL-53776. .
"ASHRAE's first residential ventilation standard." Buildings IX Conference, SP-95 2004. LBNL-54331. .
Reducing Uncertainty for the DeltaQ Duct Leakage Test. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004. LBNL-53549. .
"Compression Effects on Pressure Loss in Flexible HVAC Ducts." HVAC&R Research Journal 10 (2004) 275-290. LBNL-49012. .
Duct Tape Durability Testing. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004. LBNL-54767. .
"Fomaldehyde as a Basis for Residential Ventilation Rates." Indoor Air 14 (2004) 2-9. LBNL-49577. .
"What's Up With Duct Tape?." Home Energy 21 (2004). LBNL-56111. .
"Standard 62.2P Ready to Publish." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 4.3 (2003) 12. .
Instrumented Home Energy Rating and Commissioning. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 2003. LBNL-52216. .
Residential Ventilation Standards Scoping Study. 2003. LBNL-53800. .
"Standard 62.2P Addenda." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 4.1 (2003) 10. .
"Residential Ventilation Standard Approved." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 4.4 (2003) 1-3. .
Evaluation of PEGIT Duct Connection System. 2003. LBNL-43382. .
"Standard 62.2P Completes 4th Review." IAQ Applications- ASHRAE 4.2 (2003) 6. .
Guidelines for Residential Commissioning. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2003. LBNL-48767. .