My 1875 farmhouse was moved back 75 feet from the road and a new basement (concrete block) was constructed. I need to insulate the basement and would like to know the best way to do that. I live in upstate New York, near Buffalo. Several family members have offered suggestions as I was about to install unfaced insulation between the studs. One brother says the insulation needs to be attached to the studs so it doesn't fall down. I thought it would just stay in place because the insulation is a bit wider than the cavity. The studs do not touch the basement walls. They are about 2 inches away from the walls to allow for 6" insulation. Also, I recently watched another home improvement program on TV where the couple installed the vapor barrier against the concrete and then the insulation on top of that. My understanding was that in this climate, the vapor barrier would go towards the warm in winter side. I'm confused! Please help!