Max Sherman


Senior Advisor, Residential Building Systems Group

Whole Building Systems Department

Healthy, Efficient, New Gas Homes (HENGH)

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA

Max Sherman


October 2014

Erin Hult, Henry Willem, Max Sherman

June 2014

June 2006

June 2005

January 1997

February 1994

Max Sherman

January 1993

Max Sherman and Nance Matson



Harrje, David T, Russell N Dietz, Max H Sherman, David L Bohac, Ted W D'Ottavio, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. "Tracer Gas Measurement Systems Compared in a Multifamily Building." Air Change Rate and Air Tightness in Buildings. Ed. Sherman, Max H. Vol. ASTM STP 1067. West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM International, 1990. 5-20.
Sherman, Max H. "Air Change Rate and Air Tightness in Buildings." Performance of Building Constructions and its Subcommittee E06.41 on Infiltration Performances, April 16-17, 1989 1990: 302.


Sherman, Max H, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. "A Multigas Tracer System for Multizone Air Flow Measurements." Proceedings ASHRAE/DOE/BTECC Conference, Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings Conference IV 1989: 417-432. LBL-26087.
Sherman, Max H. "Analysis of Errors Associated with Passive Ventilation Measurement Techniques." Building and Environment 24.2 (1989) 131-139. LBL-23088.
Sherman, Max H. "Uncertainty in Air Flow Calculations Using Tracer Gas Measurements." Building and Environment 24.4 (1989) 347-354. LBNL-25415.
Sherman, Max H. "On Estimation of Multizone Ventilation Rates from Tracer Gas Measurements." Building and Environment 24.4 (1989) 355-362. LBL-25772.
Sherman, Max H. "Air Infiltration Measurement Techniques." 10th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference. Espoo, Finland, 1989. LBL-27656.


Sherman, Max H. "Exegesis of Proposed ASHRAE Standard 119: Air Leakage Performance for Detached Single-Family Residential Buildings." Proceedings. BTECC/DOE Symposium on Guidelines for Air Infiltration, Ventilation, and Moisture Transfer (D. Eakin Ed.) 1988. LBL-21040.
Sherman, Max H, and Mark P Modera. "Signal Attenuation Due to Cavity Leakage." Journal of Acoustical Society of America 84.6 (1988). LBNL-24289.


Modera, Mark P, Max H Sherman, and S de Vinuesa. "In-Situ Measurements of Wall Thermal Performance: Data Interpretation and Apparatus Design Recommendations." Thermal Insulation, Materials and Systems, (Powell/Mathews Eds.) STP:922 (1987) 91-106. LBL-17773.


Sherman, Max H. "Estimation of Infiltration from Leakage and Climate Indicators." Energy and Buildings 10 (1986) 81-86. LBL-21463.
Sherman, Max H. "Infiltration Degree-Days: A Statistic for Infiltration-Related Climate." ASHRAE Transactions 92.2A (1986) 161-181. LBL-19237.
Sherman, Max H, and Mark P Modera. "Low Frequency Measurement of the Leakage of Enclosures." Rev. Scientific Instruments 57.7 (1986) 1427. LBL-20121.
Sherman, Max H, and David J Wilson. "Relating Actual and Effective Ventilation in Determining In-door Air Quality." Building and Environment 21.3/4 (1986) 135-144. LBL 20424.
Sherman, Max H, David J Wilson, and Darwin Kiel. "Variability in Residential Air Leakage." Measured Air Leakage Performance of Buildings, (Trechsel/Lagus Ed.) STP:904 (1986) 348-364. LBL-17587.
Sherman, Max H. "Description of ASHRAE's Proposed Air Tightness Standard." 5th Air Infiltration Centre Conference: The Implementation and Effectiveness of Air Infiltration Standards in Buildings, October 1-5, 1984. Reno, NV, 1986. LBL-17585.
Sherman, Max H, and Mark P Modera. "Infiltration Using the LBL Infiltration Model." Measured Air Leakage Performance of Buildings, (Trechsel/Lagus Ed.) STP:904 (1986) 325 - 347. LBL-17001.


Kiel, Darwin, David J Wilson, and Max H Sherman. "Air Leakage Flow Correlations for Varying House Construction." ASHRAE Transactions 91.1 (1985). LBL-18732.