Benjamin Moore Electric Blue

Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Electric Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2061-40. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Electric Blue 2061-40
Color code:2061-40
Color name:Electric Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Electric Blue

Electric Blue 2061-40 has an LRV of 27.68% 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 27.68% 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 Electric Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

62, 144, 184

Is Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2061-40 Electric Blue HSL code: 200, 50%, 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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Electric Blue:

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

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

Electric Blue 2061-40 vs Sailor's Sea Blue 2063-40

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40 vs Benjamin Moore Sailor's Sea Blue 2063-40Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40
LRV: 27.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 28.62%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Electric Blue 2061-40 vs Wilmington Spruce 754

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40 vs Benjamin Moore Wilmington Spruce 754Benjamin Moore Electric Blue 2061-40
LRV: 27.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.7%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#3E90B8copy color code
RGB Decimal62, 144, 184copy color code
RGB Percent24.31%, 56.47%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 200° Saturation: 66.3% Value: 72.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 50, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 66.3 Magenta: 21.74 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 27.84copy color code
YIQY: 124.042 I: -61.718 Q: -4.898copy color code
XYZX: 20.608 Y: 24.429 Z: 48.964copy color code
CIE LabL:56.515 a:-12.187 b:-28.201copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.515 u:-31.928 v:-41.554copy color code
Decimal4100280copy color code
Hunter lab49.426, -12.071, -24.138copy color code
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