RAL 740-2

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RAL Effect RAL 740-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 740-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 740-2. 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 740-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 740-2 for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 740-2

RAL 740-2 has an LRV of 59.02% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 59.02% 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 740-2 undertones?

Green is RAL Effect RAL 740-2 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

179, 214, 201

Is RAL Effect RAL 740-2 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 158° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 740-2 HSL code: 158, 30%, 77%

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.

Color comparison

RAL 740-2 vs RAL 820-1

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

RAL Effect  RAL 740-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 820-1RAL Effect  RAL 740-2
LRV: 59.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 59.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold

RAL 740-2 vs RAL 110-4

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 740-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 110-4RAL Effect  RAL 740-2
LRV: 59.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 59.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B3D6C9copy color code
RGB Decimal179, 214, 201copy color code
RGB Percent70.20%, 83.92%, 78.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 158° Saturation: 16.36% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(158, 30, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 16.36 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.07 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 202.053 I: -16.679 Q: -11.449copy color code
XYZX: 53.176 Y: 61.893 Z: 64.387copy color code
CIE LabL:82.856 a:-14.106 b:2.57copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.856 u:-18.066 v:6.296copy color code
Decimal11785929copy color code
Hunter lab78.672, -17.023, 6.546copy color code
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