Behr Cool Ashes

Behr Cool Ashes N520-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cool Ashes paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N520-4. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N520-4
Color name:Cool Ashes

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What are Behr Cool Ashes undertones?

Yellow is Behr Cool Ashes undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

146, 146, 145

Is Behr Cool Ashes N520-4 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N520-4 Cool Ashes HSL code: 60, 0%, 57%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Cool Ashes N520-4 vs Illusive Green SW 9164

Behr Cool Ashes N520-4 vs Sherwin Williams Illusive Green SW 9164Behr Cool Ashes N520-4
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 29.27%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Cool Ashes N520-4 vs Summit Gray SW 7669

Behr Cool Ashes N520-4 vs Sherwin Williams Summit Gray SW 7669Behr Cool Ashes N520-4
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 29.56%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#929291copy color code
RGB Decimal146, 146, 145copy color code
RGB Percent57.25%, 57.25%, 56.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 0.68% Value: 57.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 0, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.68 Key: 42.75copy color code
YIQY: 145.886 I: 0.321 Q: -0.311copy color code
XYZX: 27.243 Y: 28.713 Z: 30.887copy color code
CIE LabL:60.528 a:-0.195 b:0.532copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.528 u:0.056 v:0.788copy color code
Decimal9605777copy color code
Hunter lab53.585, -3.023, 3.333copy color code
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