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Benjamin Davenny


Healthcare | Market Leader

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“I joined Acentech after receiving my Mechanical Engineering master’s degree from Boston University. In my consulting role, I thrive on the challenges we see in our projects, and enjoy learning about a client’s unique acoustical requirements and helping them design a space to meet their needs.”

Ben Davenny is an accomplished acoustical engineer with over 25 years of project management, consulting in the areas of architectural and environmental acoustics and HVAC noise and vibration control for a wide range of institutional and commercial building types. He specializes in architectural acoustics design and analysis for healthcare infrastructure including hospitals, medical office buildings, and life science laboratories.

Ben serves as the Healthcare Market Leader at Acentech responsible for marketing strategy and client development, and is an industry thought leader in healthcare acoustics. Ben served as a subject matter expert of the Acoustics Working Group, Facility Guidelines Institute’s (FGI) task force to develop the 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, published by the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and the American Hospital Association. He frequently authors and speaks on the topic of acoustic design related to healthcare environments.

Musical Growth

I play bass in church and occasionally with pickup bands (like the L-90s) here at Acentech. I also sing bass in a choir at church.


  • Professional Engineer – Architectural Engineering (Massachusetts # 49197)
  • Institute of Noise Control Engineering, (INCE) Board Certified
  • Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC), The Center for Health Design
  • Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Member
  • American Society of Health Care Engineering (ASHE), Member
  • New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society (NEHES), Member
  • Boston University, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 2000
  • University of Hartford, Bachelor of Science, Acoustics, 1998