Multifamily Lighting Experts: Helping You Achieve Compliance with HB 837

As a dedicated services organization, ecofi understands the complexities and responsibilities that come with ensuring your multifamily housing properties comply with Florida’s HB 837. This legislation offers significant benefits but requires strict adherence to specific security measures to limit legal liabilities and enhance safety.

Key Security Measures of HB 837:

  • Security Cameras: Install and maintain cameras at entry and exit points, with footage stored for at least 30 days.
  • Multifamily Lighting: Ensure well-lit parking lots and common areas with controlled lighting from dusk to dawn.
  • Locks: Equip dwelling unit doors with 1-inch deadbolts, secure windows, and other entry points.
  • Gate Security: Use locked gates with key or fob access for pool areas.
  • Peepholes: Install on doors lacking adjacent windows.

Our Role in Your Compliance Journey: Specialization and Focus on Lighting Compliance

One of the critical components of HB 837 is ensuring well-lit parking lots and common areas. Proper lighting is essential not only for compliance but also for the safety and security of your residents and visitors. Here’s how we can help:

  1. Lighting Audits: Ecofi conducts comprehensive multifamily lighting audits to evaluate current lighting conditions and identify areas needing improvement.
  2. Design and Installation: Our team of professional lighting engineers will design and implement effective multifamily lighting solutions that meet Florida’s HB 837 1.8 foot candle standard laid out in your CPTED report. 
  3. Parking Lot Lighting and Illumination – As a key component of the CPTED report, ecofi’s experience will guide you to the most cost effective method to comply with this requirement of HB 837
  4. Other Lighting – Ecofi specialized in common area lighting, walkway lighting and porches
  5. Documentation and Support: Ecofi will be there every step of the way, supporting your teams journey to Florida’s HB 837 lighting requirements


By partnering with us, you can confidently navigate HB 837’s lighting requirements, ensuring your properties are safe, compliant, and protected against liability. To schedule an assessment or request a bid, please contact us via one of the below methods.

Lawrence Lamondin, Owner & CEO
Phone: 786.600.0620

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