Behr Greyhound PPU24-21 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Greyhound paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU24-21. 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:PPU24-21
Color name:Greyhound
Brand:Behr

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LRV of Greyhound

Greyhound PPU24-21 has an LRV of 20.55% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 20.55% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Greyhound undertones?

Red is Behr Greyhound 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#807C77

RGB code:

128, 124, 119

Is Behr Greyhound PPU24-21 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU24-21 Greyhound HSL code: 33, 4%, 48%

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 Greige 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Greyhound:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Greyhound PPU24-21 vs Coastal Storm MQ6-20

Behr Greyhound PPU24-21 vs Behr Coastal Storm MQ6-20Open Greyhound PPU24-21
LRV: 20.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.23%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Greyhound PPU24-21 vs Suede Gray PPU18-17

Behr Greyhound PPU24-21 vs Behr Suede Gray PPU18-17Open Greyhound PPU24-21
LRV: 20.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.85%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

FormatCode
HEX#807c77copy color code
RGB Decimal128, 124, 119copy color code
RGB Percent50.20%, 48.63%, 46.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 7.03% Value: 50.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 4, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.12 Yellow: 7.03 Key: 49.8copy color code
YIQY: 124.626 I: 3.99 Q: -0.71copy color code
XYZX: 19.439 Y: 20.337 Z: 20.349copy color code
CIE LabL:52.216 a:0.554 b:3.266copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.216 u:2.608 v:4.348copy color code
Decimal8420471copy color code
Hunter lab45.096, -1.975, 4.813copy color code