Benjamin Moore Sea Green

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sea Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-515. 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:Sea Green CW-515
Color code:CW-515
Color name:Sea Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Sea 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Sea Green

Sea Green CW-515 has an LRV of 42.27% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 42.27% 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 Sea Green undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

163, 182, 146

Is Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 92° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-515 Sea Green HSL code: 92, 20%, 64%

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 Sea 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

Benjamin Moore CW-515 Sea Green

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

Sea Green CW-515 vs Urban Nature AF-440

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 vs Benjamin Moore Urban Nature AF-440Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Sea Green CW-515 vs Central Park 431

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515 vs Benjamin Moore Central Park 431Benjamin Moore Sea Green CW-515
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 42.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#A3B692copy color code
RGB Decimal163, 182, 146copy color code
RGB Percent63.92%, 71.37%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 92° Saturation: 19.78% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(92, 20, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 10.44 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 19.78 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 172.215 I: 0.246 Q: -15.222copy color code
XYZX: 37.019 Y: 43.318 Z: 33.597copy color code
CIE LabL:71.77 a:-13.173 b:16.179copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.77 u:-9.165 v:24.888copy color code
Decimal10729106copy color code
Hunter lab65.816, -14.778, 15.805copy color code
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