2139-40

Benjamin Moore Heather Gray

Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Heather Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2139-40. 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:Heather Gray 2139-40
Color code:2139-40
Color name:Heather Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Heather Gray

Heather Gray 2139-40 has an LRV of 34.77% 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 34.77% 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 Heather Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#99A196

RGB code:

153, 161, 150

Is Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 104° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2139-40 Heather Gray HSL code: 104, 6%, 61%

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 Heather Gray:

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

Heather Gray 2139-40 vs Timber Wolf 1600

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40 vs Benjamin Moore Timber Wolf 1600Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40
LRV: 34.77%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 34.74%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Heather Gray 2139-40 vs Puritan Gray HC-164

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40 vs Benjamin Moore Puritan Gray HC-164Benjamin Moore Heather Gray 2139-40
LRV: 34.77%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 34.29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#99A196copy color code
RGB Decimal153, 161, 150copy color code
RGB Percent60.00%, 63.14%, 58.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 104° Saturation: 6.83% Value: 63.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(104, 6, 61)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.97 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.83 Key: 36.86copy color code
YIQY: 157.354 I: -1.232 Q: -5.115copy color code
XYZX: 31.385 Y: 34.464 Z: 33.845copy color code
CIE LabL:65.329 a:-4.963 b:4.743copy color code
CIE LuvL:65.329 u:-3.96 v:7.598copy color code
Decimal10068374copy color code
Hunter lab58.706, -7.306, 6.913copy color code
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