Benjamin Moore Southfield Green

Benjamin Moore Southfield Green HC-129 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Southfield Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-129. 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:Southfield Green HC-129
Color code:HC-129
Color name:Southfield Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Southfield Green

Southfield Green HC-129 has an LRV of 36.74% 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 36.74% 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 Southfield Green undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

135, 171, 147

Is Benjamin Moore Southfield Green HC-129 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 140° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-129 Southfield Green HSL code: 140, 18%, 60%

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 Southfield 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

Benjamin Moore HC-129 Southfield 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

Southfield Green HC-129 vs Winchester Sage 628

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 Southfield Green HC-129 vs Benjamin Moore Winchester Sage 628Benjamin Moore Southfield Green HC-129
LRV: 36.74%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 32.55%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Southfield Green HC-129 vs Harrisburg Green HC-132

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Southfield Green HC-129 vs Benjamin Moore Harrisburg Green HC-132Benjamin Moore Southfield Green HC-129
LRV: 36.74%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 36.96%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#87AB93copy color code
RGB Decimal135, 171, 147copy color code
RGB Percent52.94%, 67.06%, 57.65%copy color code
HSVHue: 140° Saturation: 21.05% Value: 67.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(140, 18, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.05 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 14.04 Key: 32.94copy color code
YIQY: 157.5 I: -13.74 Q: -15.084copy color code
XYZX: 29.819 Y: 36.382 Z: 33.047copy color code
CIE LabL:66.811 a:-17.197 b:8.371copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.811 u:-18.286 v:14.748copy color code
Decimal8891283copy color code
Hunter lab60.318, -17.312, 9.738copy color code
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