Jotun Sahl 8277 paint color review

Color code:8277
Color name:Sahl

NCS Code: S0560-G90Y

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LRV of Sahl

Sahl 8277 has an LRV of 62.36% 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 62.36% 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 Jotun Sahl undertones?

Yellow is Jotun Sahl 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

244, 213, 80

Is Jotun Sahl 8277 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 49° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

8277 Sahl HSL code: 49, 88%, 64%

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

Sahl 8277 vs Lime Mint 8246

Jotun Sahl 8277 vs Jotun Lime Mint 8246Open Sahl 8277
LRV: 62.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.37%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f4d550copy color code
RGB Decimal244, 213, 80copy color code
RGB Percent95.69%, 83.53%, 31.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 49° Saturation: 67.21% Value: 95.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(49, 88, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.7 Yellow: 67.21 Key: 4.31copy color code
YIQY: 207.107 I: 61.212 Q: -34.832copy color code
XYZX: 62.553 Y: 67.404 Z: 17.303copy color code
CIE LabL:85.708 a:-3.477 b:67.028copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.708 u:27.262 v:78.714copy color code
Decimal16045392copy color code
Hunter lab82.1, -7.673, 44.975copy color code
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