LRV of Window grey
Window grey RAL 7040 has an LRV of 35.91% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light
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 35.91% 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 Classic Window grey undertones?
Blue is RAL Classic Window grey 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate
Is RAL Classic Window grey RAL 7040 cool or warm?
With a hue of 200° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.
RAL 7040 Window grey HSL code: 200, 5%, 61%
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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
- Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
- Cool Grey 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.
Window grey RAL 7040 vs RAL 830-2
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Window grey RAL 7040 vs RAL 180-M
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RAL Classic RAL 7040 Window grey