Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue CW-655 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Greenhow Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-655. 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:Greenhow Blue CW-655
Color code:CW-655
Color name:Greenhow Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Greenhow Blue for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Greenhow Blue for living room

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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore CW-655 for bathroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

CW-655 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Greenhow Blue

Greenhow Blue CW-655 has an LRV of 55.45% 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 55.45% 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 Greenhow Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Greenhow 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#ACC7D4

RGB code:

172, 199, 212

Is Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue CW-655 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.

CW-655 Greenhow Blue HSL code: 200, 32%, 75%

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 Greenhow 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

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

Greenhow Blue CW-655 vs Blue Stream 1668

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue CW-655 vs Benjamin Moore Blue Stream 1668Open Greenhow Blue CW-655
LRV: 55.45%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 55.75%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Greenhow Blue CW-655 vs Spring Rain 723

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Greenhow Blue CW-655 vs Benjamin Moore Spring Rain 723Open Greenhow Blue CW-655
LRV: 55.45%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 60.16%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#ACC7D4copy color code
RGB Decimal172, 199, 212copy color code
RGB Percent67.45%, 78.04%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 18.87% Value: 83.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 32, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 18.87 Magenta: 6.13 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.86copy color code
YIQY: 192.409 I: -20.267 Q: -1.666copy color code
XYZX: 49.316 Y: 54.37 Z: 70.166copy color code
CIE LabL:78.677 a:-6.31 b:-9.514copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.677 u:-14.726 v:-13.603copy color code
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Hunter lab73.736, -9.652, -4.804copy color code
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