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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 a seasoned acoustical engineer with over 20 years of project management and consulting experience 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 offices and life science laboratories. Ben serves as the Healthcare Market Leader at Acentech, and is responsible for marketing strategy, client development and industry thought leadership.

He has authored several articles on acoustic design related to healthcare environments and presented on this topic at many healthcare-related conferences, including the New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society (NEHES) and the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association.

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
  • University of Hartford, Bachelor of Science, Acoustics