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

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).

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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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.

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

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. 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 Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 and Benjamin Moore Lakeshore Green 848? 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

Unsure if you should go with Benjamin Moore Green Cast 842 or Benjamin Moore Lookout Point 1646? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

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

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
Decimal14280671copy color code
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