Behr Halation PPU26-15 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Halation paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU26-15. 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:PPU26-15
Color name:Halation
Brand:Behr

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LRV of Halation

Halation PPU26-15 has an LRV of 63.42% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 63.42% 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 Halation undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

209, 209, 206

Is Behr Halation PPU26-15 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.

PPU26-15 Halation HSL code: 60, 3%, 81%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Halation:

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

Halation PPU26-15 vs Moorstone SW 9630

Behr Halation PPU26-15 vs Sherwin Williams Moorstone SW 9630Open Halation PPU26-15
LRV: 63.42%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.28%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Halation PPU26-15 vs Silverpointe SW 7653

Behr Halation PPU26-15 vs Sherwin Williams Silverpointe SW 7653Open Halation PPU26-15
LRV: 63.42%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d1d1cecopy color code
RGB Decimal209, 209, 206copy color code
RGB Percent81.96%, 81.96%, 80.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 1.44% Value: 81.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 3, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.44 Key: 18.04copy color code
YIQY: 208.658 I: 0.964 Q: -0.934copy color code
XYZX: 60.233 Y: 63.613 Z: 67.481copy color code
CIE LabL:83.764 a:-0.543 b:1.488copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.764 u:0.168 v:2.337copy color code
Decimal13750734copy color code
Hunter lab79.757, -4.772, 5.666copy color code
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