Benjamin Moore Hancock Green

Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hancock Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-117. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Hancock Green HC-117
Color code:HC-117
Color name:Hancock Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Hancock Green 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 warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Hancock Green

Hancock Green HC-117 has an LRV of 66.06% 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 66.06% 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 Hancock Green undertones?

Green and Yellow are Benjamin Moore Hancock 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

212, 218, 191

Is Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 73° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-117 Hancock Green HSL code: 73, 27%, 80%

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.

  • Warm Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 Hancock 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

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

Hancock Green HC-117 vs Garland Green 429

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117 vs Benjamin Moore Garland Green 429Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Hancock Green HC-117 vs Soothing Green 535

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117 vs Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D4DABFcopy color code
RGB Decimal212, 218, 191copy color code
RGB Percent83.14%, 85.49%, 74.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 73° Saturation: 12.39% Value: 85.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(73, 27, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.75 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 12.39 Key: 14.51copy color code
YIQY: 213.128 I: 5.101 Q: -9.672copy color code
XYZX: 61.625 Y: 67.902 Z: 59.136copy color code
CIE LabL:85.957 a:-6.716 b:12.611copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.957 u:-2.04 v:19.687copy color code
Decimal13949631copy color code
Hunter lab82.402, -10.713, 15.132copy color code
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