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The 3 Dimensions of Colour

Hue, tone (value) and chroma are the most important aspects of colour and feature prominently in the planning and decision-making process when it comes to design and the built environment.

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colour can be passive

When designing an exterior paint colour scheme consider the LRV (Light Reflectance Value) of all finishes.

LRV is a measurement of the amount of light reflected from a surface or colour. It is measured by percentage.

Some paint companies provide LRV’s within their colour charts.

Choosing a lighter colour, with a higher LRV, enhances the overall rating. For walls that soak up afternoon sun consider lighter colours to reflect summer heat and thus reduce heat absorption. Always check with Read more