RAL 270-5

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 270-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 270-5 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 270-5. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 270-5
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 270-5

RAL 270-5 has an LRV of 45.91% 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 45.91% 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 Effect RAL 270-5 undertones?

Yellow and Red are RAL Effect RAL 270-5 undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

246, 182, 0

Is RAL Effect RAL 270-5 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 270-5 HSL code: 44, 100%, 48%

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.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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.

Color comparison

RAL 270-5 vs Colza yellow RAL 1021

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 270-5 vs RAL Classic  Colza yellow RAL 1021RAL Effect  RAL 270-5
LRV: 45.91%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

RAL 270-5 vs Signal yellow RAL 1003

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

RAL Effect  RAL 270-5 vs RAL Classic  Signal yellow RAL 1003RAL Effect  RAL 270-5
LRV: 45.91%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.05%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F6B600copy color code
RGB Decimal246, 182, 0copy color code
RGB Percent96.47%, 71.37%, 0.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 96.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 100, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 26.02 Yellow: 100.0 Key: 3.53copy color code
YIQY: 180.388 I: 96.622 Q: -43.1copy color code
XYZX: 54.738 Y: 53.053 Z: 7.357copy color code
CIE LabL:77.907 a:11.224 b:80.446copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.907 u:53.754 v:79.858copy color code
Decimal16168448copy color code
Hunter lab72.838, 6.678, 44.997copy color code
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