SW 0016

Sherwin Williams Billiard Green

Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Billiard Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0016. 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.

Color code:SW 0016
Color name:Billiard Green
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Victorian (1830s-1910s)

LRV of Billiard Green

Billiard Green SW 0016 has an LRV of 8.73% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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).

What are Sherwin Williams Billiard Green undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Billiard 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

69, 88, 77

Is Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 145° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0016 Billiard Green HSL code: 145, 12%, 31%

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.

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 Sherwin Williams Billiard Green:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Sherwin Williams SW 0016 Billiard Green

Color comparison

Billiard Green SW 0016 vs Evergreens SW 6447

Not sure whether to go for Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 or Sherwin Williams Evergreens SW 6447? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 vs Sherwin Williams Evergreens SW 6447Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016
LRV: 8.73%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.45%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Billiard Green SW 0016 vs Tarragon SW 9660

Trying to decide between Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 and Sherwin Williams Tarragon SW 9660? Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016 vs Sherwin Williams Tarragon SW 9660Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016
LRV: 8.73%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.29%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#45584dcopy color code
RGB Decimal69, 88, 77copy color code
RGB Percent27.06%, 34.51%, 30.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 145° Saturation: 21.59% Value: 34.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(145, 12, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.59 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 12.5 Key: 65.49copy color code
YIQY: 81.065 I: -7.787 Q: -7.442copy color code
XYZX: 7.283 Y: 8.78 Z: 8.33copy color code
CIE LabL:35.558 a:-9.861 b:3.989copy color code
Decimal4544589copy color code
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