2126-40

Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray

Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sweatshirt Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2126-40. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40
Color code:2126-40
Color name:Sweatshirt Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Sweatshirt Gray

Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40 has an LRV of 31.79% 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 31.79% 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 Sweatshirt Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#92999E

RGB code:

146, 153, 158

Is Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 205° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2126-40 Sweatshirt Gray HSL code: 205, 6%, 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 Grey 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 Sweatshirt 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

Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40 vs Puritan Gray HC-164

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

Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40 vs Benjamin Moore Puritan Gray HC-164Open Sweatshirt Gray 2126-40
LRV: 31.79%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 34.29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#92999Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal146, 153, 158copy color code
RGB Percent57.25%, 60.00%, 61.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 205° Saturation: 7.59% Value: 61.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(205, 6, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.59 Magenta: 3.16 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.04copy color code
YIQY: 151.477 I: -5.778 Q: 0.075copy color code
XYZX: 29.415 Y: 31.362 Z: 36.842copy color code
CIE LabL:62.812 a:-1.501 b:-3.484copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.812 u:-4.14 v:-4.818copy color code
Decimal9607582copy color code
Hunter lab56.002, -4.245, 0.196copy color code
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