Behr Elemental Gray

Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Elemental Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU26-06. 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:PPU26-06
Color name:Elemental Gray

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What are Behr Elemental Gray undertones?

Yellow is Behr Elemental Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

160, 160, 159

Is Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

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

PPU26-06 Elemental Gray HSL code: 60, 1%, 63%

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

Elemental Gray PPU26-06 vs Bedrock SW 9563

Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06 vs Sherwin Williams Bedrock SW 9563Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.71%
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Temperature: warm

Elemental Gray PPU26-06 vs Art Nouveau Glass N570-3

Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06 vs Behr Art Nouveau Glass N570-3Behr Elemental Gray PPU26-06
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a0a09fcopy color code
RGB Decimal160, 160, 159copy color code
RGB Percent62.75%, 62.75%, 62.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 0.62% Value: 62.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 1, 63)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.62 Key: 37.25copy color code
YIQY: 159.886 I: 0.321 Q: -0.311copy color code
XYZX: 33.325 Y: 35.118 Z: 37.814copy color code
CIE LabL:65.841 a:-0.192 b:0.523copy color code
CIE LuvL:65.841 u:0.056 v:0.789copy color code
Decimal10526879copy color code
Hunter lab59.261, -3.329, 3.649copy color code
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