RAL 6001

RAL Classic Emerald green

RAL Classic Emerald green RAL 6001 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Emerald green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 6001. 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:RAL 6001
Color name: Emerald green
Brand:RAL Classic

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LRV of Emerald green

Emerald green RAL 6001 has an LRV of 13.54% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 13.54% 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 RAL Classic Emerald green undertones?

Green is RAL Classic Emerald 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

54, 103, 53

Is RAL Classic Emerald green RAL 6001 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 119° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 6001 Emerald green HSL code: 119, 32%, 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.

  • 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 RAL Classic Emerald 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.

RAL Classic RAL 6001 Emerald green

Color comparison

Emerald green RAL 6001 vs RAL 230-6

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

RAL Classic  Emerald green RAL 6001 vs RAL Effect  RAL 230-6RAL Classic  Emerald green RAL 6001
LRV: 13.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.54%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Emerald green RAL 6001 vs RAL 230-5

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

RAL Classic  Emerald green RAL 6001 vs RAL Effect  RAL 230-5RAL Classic  Emerald green RAL 6001
LRV: 13.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.54%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#366735copy color code
RGB Decimal54, 103, 53copy color code
RGB Percent21.18%, 40.39%, 20.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 119° Saturation: 48.54% Value: 40.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(119, 32, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 47.57 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 48.54 Key: 59.61copy color code
YIQY: 82.649 I: -13.132 Q: -25.925copy color code
XYZX: 7.014 Y: 10.741 Z: 5.071copy color code
CIE LabL:39.141 a:-27.958 b:23.115copy color code
CIE LuvL:39.141 u:-22.808 v:29.985copy color code
Decimal3565365copy color code
Hunter lab32.774, -19.155, 13.768copy color code
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