Benjamin Moore Green Cast

Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Green Cast paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 842. 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:Green Cast 842
Color code:842
Color name:Green Cast
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Green Cast for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Green Cast

Green Cast 842 has an LRV of 76.66% and refers to Off-White 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 76.66% 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 Green Cast undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Green Cast 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

217, 231, 223

Is Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 146° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

842 Green Cast HSL code: 146, 23%, 88%

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 Green Cast:

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

Green Cast 842 vs Lakeshore Green 848

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 vs Benjamin Moore Lakeshore Green 848Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842
LRV: 76.66%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 77.69%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Green Cast 842 vs Lookout Point 1646

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 vs Benjamin Moore Lookout Point 1646Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842
LRV: 76.66%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 74.07%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#D9E7DFcopy color code
RGB Decimal217, 231, 223copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 90.59%, 87.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 146° Saturation: 6.06% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(146, 23, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.06 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.46 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 225.902 I: -5.772 Q: -5.451copy color code
XYZX: 70.507 Y: 77.231 Z: 80.985copy color code
CIE LabL:90.428 a:-6.119 b:2.288copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.428 u:-7.329 v:4.57copy color code
Decimal14280671copy color code
Hunter lab87.881, -10.581, 6.879copy color code
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