Benjamin Moore Bahama Green

Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bahama Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2045-40. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Bahama Green 2045-40
Color code:2045-40
Color name:Bahama Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Bahama Green

Bahama Green 2045-40 has an LRV of 44.62% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 44.62% 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 Benjamin Moore Bahama Green undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Bahama Green undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

36, 197, 174

Is Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 171° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2045-40 Bahama Green HSL code: 171, 69%, 46%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Benjamin Moore Bahama Green:

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

Benjamin Moore 2045-40 Bahama Green

Darker shades

Color comparison

Bahama Green 2045-40 vs Miami Green 2042-40

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40 vs Benjamin Moore Miami Green 2042-40Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40
LRV: 44.62%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 45.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Bahama Green 2045-40 vs Cool Aqua 2056-40

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40 vs Benjamin Moore Cool Aqua 2056-40Benjamin Moore Bahama Green 2045-40
LRV: 44.62%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 36.77%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#24C5AEcopy color code
RGB Decimal36, 197, 174copy color code
RGB Percent14.12%, 77.25%, 68.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 171° Saturation: 81.73% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(171, 69, 46)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 81.73 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 11.68 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 146.239 I: -88.549 Q: -41.215copy color code
XYZX: 28.33 Y: 43.36 Z: 46.909copy color code
CIE LabL:71.799 a:-44.45 b:0.324copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.799 u:-55.589 v:7.357copy color code
Decimal2409902copy color code
Hunter lab65.848, -38.44, 3.857copy color code
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